Camaena contractiva rara Wang & Parsons, 2021



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Helix (Camaena) contractiva minor Bavay & Dautzenberg, 1909:171 (junior homonym); Camaena contractiva minor (Bavay & Dautzenberg, 1909:171)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Wang & Parsons, 2021)



Yunnan Province, China & Vietnam


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Wang, Yong-Qing and Parsons, Jeff. (2021). Replacement name and redescription for a rediscovered subtropical Asian camaenid (Gastropoda: Camaenidae). Alleryana 39(2): 129-131.

Other references:

Bavay, A. and Dautzenberg, P. (1909). Description de coquilles nouvelles de l’Indo-Chine (5e Suite). Journal de Conchyliologie 57(3): 163-206.

Richardson, L. (1985). Camaenidae: Catalog of species. Tryonia 12: 1-479.

Schileyko, A. A. (2011). Check-list of land pulmonate molluscs of Vietnam (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora). Ruthenica 21(1): 1-68.


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