Amastra rugulosa Pease, 1870



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Amastrella rugulosa Pease, 1870; Achatinella rugulosa Pease, 1870


Conservation Status


Last record: 1948



Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










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