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Achatinella pupukanioe
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
clade Orthurethra
Superfamily:
Achatinelloidea
Family:
Achatinellidae
Genus:
Subgenus:
Bulimella
Species:
A. pupukanioe
Binomial name
Achatinella pupukanioe
Pilsbry & Cooke, 1914

Achatinella pupukanioe is a species of land snail, a gastropod in the family Achatinellidae. It is endemic to Hawaii.

Shell description

The dextral shell is conic and solid. The shell has six whorls. The glossy color is a uniform white, or ivory yellow with a white sutural line or either of these tints with a burnt sienna band immediately above a wider and darker band. The suture is margined. The lip is not expanded and has a brownish edge; the internal rib is white, or sometimes the whole lip is pale-pink. The white columellar fold is rather strong and abrupt.

The height of the shell is 16.3 mm. The width of the shell is 9.7 mm.

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