Helicopsis paulhessei (Lindholm, 1936)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of Helicopsis filimargo (Balashov, 2016; MolluscaBase, 2021).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Gaspra Village, Ukraine


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lindholm, W. A. (1936). Eine neue Helicella (Helicidae, Gastropoda) aus der Krim, nebst Notizen zur Oekologie einiger Landschnecken. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta AN SSSR. 3: 439-442.

Other references:

Balashov, I. A. (2016). Molluski (Stylommatophora). Fauna Ukraini. 29: 1-586, pls. 1-8.

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Cuttelod, A., Seddon, M. and Neubert, E. (2011). European Red List of Non-marine Molluscs. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Helicopsis paulhessei (Lindholm, 1936). Accessed at: on 2022-03-05

Schileyko, A. A. (1978). Terrestrial mollusks of the superfamily Helicoidea. [In Russian]. Fauna SSSR. Mollusca. 3(6): 384 pp.

Son, M. (2013). Helicopsis paulhessei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 29 January 2015.

Sysoev, A. and Schileyko, A. 2009. Land Snails and Slugs of Russia and Adjacent Countries. Pensoft, Sofia - Moscow.


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