Philonesia arenofunus H. B. Baker

Koloa Philonesia Snail (Philonesia arenofunus)


Hawai’i Islands: Kaua’i

local names: –


This species is one of several that are known from subfossil or even fossil specimens alone; in this case they were recovered from sand dunes near Aweoweonui near the south-eastern coast of Kaua’i, Hawaiian Islands.



[1] H. Burrington Baker: Zonitid snails from Pacific islands – part 2: Hawaiian genera of Microcystinae. Bishop Museum Bulletin 165: 105-223. 1940


edited: 15.07.2022