Leptachatina lepida Cooke, 1910



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1995 or before

IUCN status: Endangered



Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Cowie, R. H. (1996). Leptachatina lepida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 24 November 2014.

Cowie, R. H., G.M. Nishida, Y. Basset and S.M. Gon, III. (1995). Patterns of Land Snail Distribution in a Montane Habitat on the Island of Hawaii. Malacologia 36(1-2): 155-169.

Giffin, Jon G. (2003). Pu’u Wa’awa’a Biological Assessment. Pu’u Wa’awa’a, North Kona, Hawaii. Report, State of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife.


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