Leiostracus carnavalescus Simone & Salvador, 2016



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: May 2012

Since rediscovered (Rosa et al., 2022)



Nanuque, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Simone, L. R. L. and Salvador, R. B. (2016). Taxonomical study on a sample of land snails from Nanuque (Minas Gerais, Brazil), with descriptions of three new species. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde. A 9(1): 9-30.


Other references:

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Leiostracus carnavalescus Simone & Salvador, 2016. Accessed at: on 2022-05-15

Rosa, Rafael Masson, Cavallari, Daniel Caracanhas and Salvador, Rodrigo Brincalepe. (2022). iNaturalist as a tool in the study of tropical molluscs. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268048.

Salvador, R. B. and Simone, L. R. L. (2015). The discovery and possible extinction of a Leiostracus land snail in southeastern Brasil. Tentacle 22: 7-8.


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