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Minidonta extraria Cooke & Solem

Strange Minidonta Snail (Minidonta extraria)  

This species was described in 1976 based on three specimens, each found on another island of the Gambier group respectively.  

The shells reached sizes of about 0,27 to 0,3 cm in diameter.  



[1] Alan Solem: Endodontoid land snails from Pacific Islands (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Sigmurethra). Part I, Family Endodontidae. Field Museum of Natural History Chicago, Illinois 1976 
[2] Ahmed Abdou; Philippe Bouchet: Nouveaux gastéropodes Endodontidae et Punctidae (Mollusca, Pulmonata) récemment éteints da l’archipel des Gambier (Polynésie). Zoosystema 22(4): 689-707. 2000  


edited: 05.10.2017