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Satsuma fausta (Pilsbry)

Mikuriya Satsuma Snail (Satsuma fausta)

The Mikuriya Satsuma Snail, described in 1902, was found in the Shizuoka Prefecture on the island of Honshu, Japan.

The species is officially considered endangered or vulnerable but is apparently already extinct. [1]



[1] Robert H. Cowie; Claire Régnier; Benoît Fontaine; Philippe Bouchet. Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41. 2017


edited: 21.04.2022