Leptaxis wollastoni

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Leptaxis wollastoni
Leptaxis wollastoni conch shell 2.png
Illustration of the shell of Leptaxis wollastoni
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: Helicidae
Genus: Leptaxis
Species: L. wollastoni
Binomial name
Leptaxis wollastoni
Lowe, 1852[2]

Leptaxis wollastoni is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the typical snails. This species is endemic to Madeira (Porto Santo and Ilhéu de Fora).


  1. ^ Seddon, M.B. (2011). "Leptaxis wollastoni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T11655A3300335. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T11655A3300335.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Tryon, George Washington; Pilsbry, Henry Augustus; Sharp, B. (1888). Manual of Conchology, Structural and Systemic. IV. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. p. 199.