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Perdicella zebra (Newcomb)

Zebra Perdicella Snail (Perdicella zebra 

The Zebra Perdicella Snail, which was endemic to eastern Maui in the Hawaiian Islands, was described in 1855 based on a single specimen.:  

It seems to resemble P. ornata in color-pattern, differing from zebrina Pfr. by the basal band.” [1]

The shell of this smaller species reached a height of about 1 cm.



[1] George W. Tryon; Henry A. Pilsbry; a.o.: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Vol. 22: Achatinellidae. 1912-1914


edited: 16.06.2020