Leiostyla lamellosa

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Leiostyla lamellosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Orthurethra

Superfamily: Pupilloidea
Family: Lauriidae
Genus: Leiostyla
Species: L. lamellosa
Binomial name
Leiostyla lamellosa
(R. T. Lowe, 1852)

Leiostyla lamellosa is an extinct species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Lauriidae.

This species is mentioned in Annexes II and IV of the Habitats Directive.


This species was endemic to Madeira, Portugal.


  1. ^ Seddon, M.B. 1996. Leiostyla lamellosa. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 9 April 2009.
  2. ^ 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.