Planogyra asteriscus

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Eastern Flat-whorl
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Pupilloidea
Family: Valloniidae
Genus: Planogyra
Species: P. asteriscus
Binomial name
Planogyra asteriscus
(E. S. Morse, 1857)[1]

Planogyra astericus, common name the Eastern Flat-whorl, is a species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Valloniidae.

This species is listed as of "Special Concern" in the U.S. State of Michigan.


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