Graziana lacheineri ssp. adriolitoralis (Radoman)

Adriatic Mud Snail (Graziana lacheineri ssp. adriolitoralis)

This subspecies of Lacheiner’s Mud Snail (Graziana lacheineri (Küster)) was described in 1975, it inhabited coastal habitats along the Adriatic Coast in northwestern Croatia, from which it apparently disappeared. [1]

The taxonomical status of thus form is not well understood, it may well represent a distinct species.



[1] Claire Régnier; Benoît Fontaine; Philippe Bouchet: Not knowing, not recording, not listing: numerous unnoticed mollusk extinctions. Conservation biology 23(5): 1214-1221. 2009


edited: 12.06.2020