Pseudolibera cookei Sartori, Gargominy & Fontaine

Cooke’s Pseudolibera Snail (Pseudolibera cookei)

Cooke’s Pseudolibera Snail was described in 2014, it is known from nine specimens that were collected from a limestone cave at the western coast of the island of Makatea in the Tuamotu Archipelago.

The shells reach sizes of less than 0,7 cm, they are depressed, dome-shaped, white with a amber tint covering most of their surface but being absent from the vicinity of the umbilicus, their apex and spires are elevated, the peripheral keel is slightly angled towards the shell base. [1]



[1] A. F. Sartori; O. Gargominy; B. Fontaine: Radiation and decline of endodontid land snails in Makatea, French Polynesia. Zootaxa 3772(1): 1–68. 2014


edited: 13.06.2020