Caseolus bowdichianus (Férussac, 1832)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helicomela bowdichiana (Férussac, 1832); Helicomela bowdichiana (Férussac, 1819) [incorrect year]


Conservation Status




Deserta Grande (Desertas Islands), Madeira & Porto Santo, all Madeiran Archipelago


Biology & Ecology










Brozzo, Alissa et al. (2020). Molecular phylogeny and trait evolution of Madeiran land snails: radiation of the Geomitrini (Stylommatophora: Helicoidea: Geomitridae). Cladistics 36: 594-616.

Cameron, Robert A. D., Teixeira, Dinarte, Pokryszko, Beata, Silva, Isamberto and Groh, Klaus. (2021). An annotated checklist of the extant and Quaternary land molluscs of the Desertas Islands, Madeiran Archipelago. Journal of Conchology 44(1): 53-70.

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Caseolus bowdichianus (A. Férussac, 1832) †. Accessed at: on 2022-03-05

Seddon, M. B. (2008). The landsnails of Madeira. The illustrated compendium of the landsnails and slugs of the Madeiran archipelago. Biotir Reports [Studies in biodiversity and systematics of terrestrial organisms], 2: i-viii, 1-196.

Teixeira, Dinarte, Pokryszko, B. M., Cameron, Robert A. D., Silva, Isamberto and Groh, Klaus. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the late-Pleistocene/Holocene land-mollusc fauna (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata) of the Desertas Islands, Madeiran Archipelago, with the description of 6 new species and 2 new subspecies. Archiv für Molluskenkunde 148(2): 137-159.


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