Leptinaria unilamellata

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Leptinaria unilamellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Achatinoidea
Family: Subulinidae
Genus: Leptinaria
Species: L. unilamellata
Binomial name
Leptinaria unilamellata
(d’Orbigny, 1837)

Tornatellina (Leptinaria) lamellata Potiez & Michaud

Leptinaria unilamellata is a species of tropical, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Subulinidae.


Leptinaria unilamellata is a widespread species throughout the Caribbean Basin.[1]

The distribution of Leptinaria unilamellata includes:


It is generally found in damp leaf litter and under rotten logs in Dominica.[1]

It is ovoviviparous species.[2]


This article incorporates CC-BY-3.0 text from the reference.[1]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Robinson D. G., Hovestadt A., Fields A. & Breure A. S. H. (July 2009). "The land Mollusca of Dominica (Lesser Antilles), with notes on some enigmatic or rare species". Zoologische Mededelingen 83 http://www.zoologischemededelingen.nl/83/nr03/a13
  2. ^ Carvalho C. De M., Da Silva J. P., Mendonça C. L. F.; Bessa E. C. De A. & D'ávila S. (2009). "Life history strategy of Leptinaria unilamellata (d'Orbigny, 1835) (Mollusca, Pulmonata, Subulinidae)". Invertebrate Reproduction & Development 53(4): 211-222. doi:10.1080/07924259.2009.9652307.

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