Pseudocharopa whiteleggei Brazier in Etheridge, 1889

Whitelegge's pinwheel snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hemistomia whiteleggei (Brazier, 1889); Bythinella whiteleggei (Brazier, 1889)


Conservation Status



Bythinella whiteleggei was considered "probably extinct" by (Ponder, 1982). A live individual was found in 2016 (source).



Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Hyman, Isabel T. and Köhler, F. (2020). A Field Guide to the Land Snails of Lord Howe Island. Australian Museum.

Iredale, Tom. (1944). The land Mollusca of Lord Howe Island. Australian Zoologist 10: 299-334.

Köhler, Frank and Hyman, Isabel. (2018). The Australian Museum Lord Howe Island Expedition 2017—land snail fauna. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum, Online 26: 45-51.

Ponder, Winston F. (1982). Hydrobiidae of Lord Howe Island (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Prosobranchia). Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 33(1): 89-159. [Abstract]


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