Geomitra moniziana

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Geomitra moniziana
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. moniziana
Binomial name
Geomitra moniziana
Paiva, 1867

Geomitra moniziana is a species of air-breathing land snail, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Hygromiidae, the hairy snails and their allies.

This species is endemic to Madeira, Portugal. It is mentioned in annexes II and IV of the Habitats Directive.

It is often called the Madeiran land snail, but this is also used as a name for several other species in various genera.


  1. ^ Seddon, M.B. (2011). "Geomitra moniziana". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T9051A12953273. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T9051A12953273.en. Retrieved 10 November 2017.