Hawaiia minuscula

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Hawaiia minuscula
Hawaiia minuscula shell.jpg
Five shells of Hawaiia minuscula, scale bar is in mm
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
clade limacoid clade
Superfamily: Gastrodontoidea
Family: Pristilomatidae
Genus: Hawaiia
Species: H. minuscula
Binomial name
Hawaiia minuscula
(Amos Binney, 1840)[1]

Hawaiia minuscula, common name the minute gem or minute gem snail, is a species of very small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Pristilomatidae.


The indigenous distribution of this snail species is: North America.

The non-indigenous distribution includes:


  1. ^ Binney A. (1840) A monograph of the helices inhabiting the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 3 (4): 421-438, Pl. XI, XX-XXV [= 11, 20-25].
  2. ^ "Hawaiia minuscula". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on May 18, 2017. Retrieved May 18, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Hawaiia neomexicana". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on May 19, 2017. Retrieved May 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ Hawaiia minuscula (Binney). http://www.ento.csiro.au, Last Updated: 19 September 2004, accessed 9 December 2008.
  5. ^ (Czech) Mácha S. (1988) "Další nový druh měkkýše v našich sklenících - Hawaia minuscula (Binney, 1840)". Časopis Slezského Muzea (A), Slezské muzeum Opava, Opava, 37(1): 63-64.