Achatinella pulcherrima facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAchatinella pulcherrima
|Color morphs of A. pulcherrima|
Henry Augustus Pilsbry considered this species to be a subspecies of Achatinella byronii.
The dextral shell is ovate oblong, subcylindrical and slender. Some specimens are more ventricose than other. The shell has six whorls. The color is white or yellow with none to several broad bands of chestnut. The margin of the lip is brown. The ground color is a deep and rich chestnut, with from one to three bands of orange, yellow, fulvous or white. The marginal groove to the suture is very close and distinct in all.
The height of the shell is 20.0 mm. The width of the shell is 11.2 mm.
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