Mautodontha domaneschii Sartoti, Gargominy & Fontaine

Domaneschi’s Mautodontha Snail (Mautodontha domaneschii 

Domaneschi’s Mautodontha Snail was described in 2014.  

The species is known from as much as 744 specimens, all collected in the northeastern part of Makatea, some from the deposits of the caves in the impressive cliffs.  

The shells reach a size of about 0,35 cm in diameter, they are discoidal and bear no signs of flammulations. [1]  



[1] André F. Sartori; Olivier Gargominy; Benoît Fontaine: Radiation and decline of endodontid land snails in Makatea, French Polynesia. Zootaxa 3771(1): 1-68. 2014  


edited: 19.04.2018