Meridolum middenense

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Meridolum middenense
Snail shell Resolute Track Casuarina forest, around 25 mm long2.JPG
An empty shell at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Camaenidae
Genus: Meridolum
Species: M. middenense
Binomial name
Meridolum middenense
McLauchlan, 1954[1]

Meridolum middenense is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Camaenidae. This species is endemic to Australia.[2]

Distribution of Meridolum middenense
An empty shell of Meridolum middenense, in a She-oak forest above Resolute Beach, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia

Ecology[edit]

This species lives in open forests in the leaf litter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McLauchlan C. F. (1954). "Three new land shells from New South Wales". Australian Zoologist 12: 39.
  2. ^ "Meridolum middenense". Discoverlife.org. 
  3. ^ "Species Meridolum middenense McLauchlan, 1954". Australian Faunal Directory, accessed 24 March 2011.

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