Mautodontha consimilis (Pease)

Raiatean Mautodontha Snail (Mautodontha consimilis)

This species was described in 1868; it is endemic to the island of Ra’iatea in the Society archipelago.

The shells reach sizes of up to 0,4 cm in diameter; they are light yellowish horn-colored with regularly spaced zigzag-shaped, reddish flammulations that become less prominent on the base of the shell. [1]



[1] Alan Solem: Endodontoid land snails from Pacific Islands (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Sigmurethra). Part I, Family Endodontidae. Field Museum of Natural History Chicago, Illinois 1976


edited: 13.03.2021