Cyclonidea carina Laseron

Christmas Island Tower Snail (Cyclonidea carina)

This species was described in 1956; it is known only from the waters surrounding Christmas Island, Australia.

The species was last recorded in 1916 and might well be extinct.

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References:

[1] D. J. James; P. T. Green; W. F. Humphreys; J. C. Z. Woinarski: Endemic species of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Records of the Western Australian Museum 34: 55-114. 2019

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edited: 14.02.2024