Achatinella cestus

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Achatinella cestus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Achatinoidea
Family: Achatinellidae
Genus: Achatinella
Subgenus: Achatinella
Species: A. cestus
Binomial name
Achatinella cestus
Newcomb, 1853

Achatinella cestus is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Achatinellidae. This species is endemic to the United States (Hawaiian Is.).


  1. ^ Hadfield M. & Hadway L. (1996). "Achatinella cestus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 January 2014.