Australdonta anneae Sartori, Gargominy & Fontaine

Anne’s Australdonta Snail (Australdonta anneae)

This species was described in 2013; it is known from three subfossil specimens that were found on the island of Rurutu, Austral Islands.

The shells are depressed, white to light fawn-colored and bear no visible markings.


Photo: O. Gargominy



[1] André F. Sartori; Olivier Gargominy; Benoît Fontaine: Anthropogenic extinction of Pacific and snails: A case study of Rurutu, French Polynesia, with description of eight new species of endodontids (Pulmonata). Zootaxa 3640(3): 343-372. 2013


edited: 18.02.2024