Abida vasconica

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Abida vasconica
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Five shells of Abida vasconica
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. vasconica
Binomial name
Abida vasconica
(Kobelt, 1882)

Abida vasconica is a species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusc in the family Chondrinidae. This species is endemic to northern Spain.[1]

Geographic distribution[edit]

Abida vasconica is limited to the central part of the Cantabrian Mountains, from Asturias and León in the west to Bizkaia and Álava in the east. This land snail is mainly found on northern slopes.[1]


The species can be found in soils with limestone substrate, under rocks and leaf litter and within crevices in rock. It can be found on vertical rock surfaces in areas of high humidity.[1]