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Achatinella viridans
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. viridans
Binomial name
Achatinella viridans
Mighels, 1845
Synonyms
  • Achatinella radiata Pfeiffer
  • Achatinella subvirens Newcomb
  • Achatinella rutila Newcomb
  • Achatinella macrostoma Pfeiffer

Achatinella viridans is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Achatinellidae. This species is endemic to Hawaii.

Shell description

The dextral shell is elongate-conic, imperforate with convex whorls and a slightly impressed line below the suture. The shell has five whorls. The color is green with light streaks intermixed. The aperture is subovate and stained with a pink color just within the margin. The lip is slightly thickened.

The height of the shell is 19.2 mm. The width of the shell is 12.0 mm.

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