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Pseudolibera extincta Sartori, Gargominy & Fontaine

Extinct Pseudolibera Snail (Pseudolibera extincta)

This species was described in 2014, it is known from at least 30 specimens that were collected from below rocks on the island of Makatea in the Tuamotu Archipelago.

The shells are less than 0,7 cm in diameter, they are depressed, dome-shaped, white and are decorated with regularely spaced amber-colored flammulations on the apical surface but absent from the shell base. [1]



[1] A. F. Sartori; O. Gargominy; B. Fontaine: Radiation and decline of endodontid land snails in Makatea, French Polynesia. Zootaxa 3772(1): 1–68. 2014


edited: 13.06.2020