Achatinella taeniolata facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAchatinella taeniolata
Achatinella rubiginosa Newcomb
This taxon is a subspecies of Achatinella viridans as there is a complete intergradation between them.
The dextral shell is ovate-oblong, spiro-conic, solid, striatulate. The shell is more obsolete toward the apex and with slightly convex whorls. The shell has six whorls. Shell colors are glossy white ornamented with varying brown bands. The white columella is strongly toothed above and the margin is dilated, reflexed and appressed. The white aperture is irregularly semioval. The peristome is narrowly thickened outside, and strongly lipped within.
The height of the shell is 20.0 mm. The width of the shell is 11.0 mm.
This species is critically endangered.
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