Geomitra delphinuloides

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Geomitra delphinuloides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Hygromiidae
Genus: Geomitra
Species: G. delphinuloides
Binomial name
Geomitra delphinuloides
(R. T. Lowe, 1860)

Geomitra delphinuloides is an extinct species of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Hygromiidae, the hairy snails and their allies.

Geomitra delphinuloides was listed as critically endangered in the 1996 IUCN Red List,[2] but it is considered to be extinct.[1]


This species was endemic to Madeira, Portugal.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Fontaine B., Bouchet P., Van Achterberg K., Alonso-Zarazaga M. A., Araujo R. et al. (2007). "The European union’s 2010 target: Putting rare species in focus." Biological Conservation 139: 167-185. Table 2 on the page 173. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2007.06.012. PDF.
  2. ^ Seddon M. B. (1996). Geomitra delphinuloides. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.