Dlinza Forest pinwheel

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Dlinza Forest pinwheel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Punctoidea
Family: Charopidae
Genus: Trachycystis
Species: T. clifdeni
Binomial name
Trachycystis clifdeni
Connolly, 1932

The Dlinza Forest pinwheel (Trachycystis clifdeni) is a species of very small, air-breathing, land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Charopidae.

This species is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. The common name is a reference to the Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve.


  1. ^ Herbert D. G. (2004). Trachycystis clifdeni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.