Paralaoma servilis

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Paralaoma servilis
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Five shells of Paralaoma servilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Punctoidea
Family: Punctidae
Genus: Paralaoma
Species: P. servilis
Binomial name
Paralaoma servilis
(Shuttleworth, 1852)
  • Pleuropunctum micropleuros
  • Toltecia pusilla
  • Paralaoma caputspinulae

Paralaoma servilis is a species of very small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk or micromollusk in the family Punctidae, the dot snails.


This species is known to occur in a number of countries and islands outside its native range including:


  1. ^ a b c Wronski T. & Hausdorf B. (2010). "Diversity and body-size patterns of land snails in rain forests in Uganda". Journal of Molluscan Studies 76(1): 87-100. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyp048.

2. Van den Neucker T. & Ronsmans J. (2015). The globally invasive Paralaoma servilis (Gastropoda: Punctidae) reported for the first time in Belgium. Journal of Conchology 42(1):95-96. PDF

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