Abida polyodon

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Abida polyodon
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Five shells of Abida polyodon
scale bar in mm
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: Chondrinidae
Genus: Abida
Species: A. polyodon
Binomial name
Abida polyodon
(Draparnaud, 1801)

Abida polyodon is a species of air-breathing land snails, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Chondrinidae.

Geographic distribution[edit]

Abida polyodon is found in France (the Lower Rhone drainage, Massif Central, and the Eastern Pyrenees), Andorra, and Spain (most of Catalonia and the island of Menorca).[1]


The species can be found sheltering under stones in places with a calcareous substrate. It is also occasionally found on the surface of rocks.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Gargominy, O. & Gomez, B. (2011). "Abida polyodon". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 December 2014.