Mautodontha occidentalis Sartoti, Gargominy & Fontaine

Western Mautodontha Snail (Mautodontha occidentalis 

This species was described in 2014.  

The species appears to be known from only 32 specimens, which were collected from the deposits inside a cave at the west coast of Makatea, Tuamotu Archipelago.  

The shells reach a size of less than 0,3 cm in diameter, they are subdepressed and bear no 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: 02.10.2017