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Cookeconcha elisae (Ancey)

Elisa’s Cookeconcha Snail (Cookeconcha elisae)  

This species was described in 1889, its exact origin is not known, but it certainly originates from one of the Hawaiian Islands. [1]  

The species is clearly extinct like almost all of its congeners.  



[1] Alan Solem: Endodontoid land snails from Pacific Islands (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Sigmurethra). Part I, Family Endodontidae. Field Museum of Natural History Chicago, Illinois 1976  


edited: 16.10.2017