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Australdonta microspiralis Zimmermann, Gargominy & Fontaine

Micro-spiraled Austral Snail (Australdonta microspiralis)  

This species was described in 2009.  

The Micro-spiraled Austral Snail is endemic to the island of Rurutu, Austral Islands.  

The shells reach sizes of about 3,5 cm in diameter, they are very flat and have a height of only about 0,1 cm, they are decorated with darker ornaments.  



[1] Gabrielle Zimmermann; Olivier Gargominy; Benoît Fontaine: Quatre espèces nouvelles d’Endodontidae (Mollusca, Pulmonata) éteints de Rurutu (Îles Australes, Polynésie française). Zoosystema 31(4): 791-805. 2009