Mount Matafao different snail

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Mount matafao different snail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
clade Sigmurethra
clade limacoid clade

Superfamily: Helicarionoidea
Family: Helicarionidae
Genus: Diastole
Species: D. matafaoi
Binomial name
Diastole matafaoi

The Mount Matafao different snail, scientific name Diastole matafaoi, was a species of air-breathing land snails or semi-slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Helicarionidae.

This species was endemic to American Samoa. It is now extinct.


  1. ^ Mollusc Specialist Group 1996. Diastole matafaoi.2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.