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Harmogenanina linophora (Morelet)

(Harmogenanina linophora)

This species was described in 1860; it inhabited the islands of Mauritius and Réunion, Mascarene Islands.

Barely perforate, thin, costulate; corneous brown or greenish, epidermis whitish, chiefly remaining at the suture and below the carina; whorls, 6. Diam. 12 mill.” [1]

Not much else appears to be known about this species, which is now extinct.



[1] George W. Tryon; Henry A. Pilsbry; a. o.: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Vol 2: Zonitidae. 1886


Photo: The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London



edited: 14.08.2022