Minidonta flammulina Abdou & Bouchet

Flammulated Minidonta Snail (Minidonta flammulina 

This species was described in 2000 based on subfossil specimens that were collected near Gahutu Tenohu at the north coast of Mangareva, Gambier Islands, at a site covered with introduced wees and Coconut palms (Cocos nucifera L.).  

The shells reach an average size of about 0,29 cm in diameter, they are covered with regularly spaced rusty-colored markings. [1]  



[1] Ahmed Abdou; Philippe Bouchet: Nouveaux gastéropodes Endodontidae et Punctidae (Mollusca, Pulmonata) récemment éteints da l’archipel des Gambier (Polynésie). Zoosystema 22(4): 689-707. 2000  


edited: 05.10.2017