Pachychilus saussurei (Brot)

Saussure’s Jute Snail (Pachychilus saussurei 

This species, described in 1860, is known only from its type locality in the state of Hidalgo: swampy woods along the Rio Grande somewhere between Mexico City and the city of Tampico.  

This species could not be traced during recent visits to the type locality and is considered most likely extinct. [1]  



[1] Fred G. Thompson: An annotated checklist and bibliography of the land and freshwater snails of México and Central America. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 50(1): 1-299. 2011


edited: 04.11.2020