Lauria fanalensis

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Lauria fanalensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
clade Orthurethra
Superfamily: Pupilloidea
Family: Lauriidae
Genus: Lauria
Species: L. fanalensis
Binomial name
Lauria fanalensis
(Lowe, 1852)

Lauria fanalensis is a species of land snail in the family Lauriidae. It is native to five islands in the Madeira and the Canary Islands archipelagoes.[1]

This snail occurs in laurisilva habitat, where it lives in moss and lichen on the trunks of laurel trees. There are no immediate threats to the species.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Groh, K. & Seddon, M. B. 2013. Lauria fanalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.