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Hemicycla hedybia (Mabille)

Hedybia Land Snail (Hemicycla hedybia)

The Hedybia Land Snail was described in the year 1882, it is resp. was endemic to the Canary Islands, that is all that’s known, since the author (J. Mabille) did not mention any further data about the locality.  

The species may quite well still exist.


Depiction from: ‘George W. Tryon; Henry A. Pilsbry; a.o.: Manual of Conchology. Second Series: Pulmonata Vol. 4, Helicidae Vol. 2. 1888’  

(public domain)


edited: 17.10.2020