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Zoological Illustrations Achatinella acuta.jpg
Amastra elongata shell
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Cochlicopoidea
Family: Amastridae
Genus: Amastra
Adams, 1855[1]

Amastra is a genus of small air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Amastridae. This genus is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.

Many of the species in this genus have become extinct in recent times.


Species within the genus Amastra include:


  1. ^ Adams (1855). "Gen. Moll. 2: 137.

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