Punctum randolphi

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Punctum randolphi
Dorsal, ventral, and apertural views of a shell of Punctum randolphi, CM85566, Scale bar is 1 mm.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
Superfamily: Punctoidea
Family: Punctidae
Genus: Punctum
Species: P. randolphi
Binomial name
Punctum randolphi
Dall, 1895

Punctum randolphi is a species of minute air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Punctidae, the dot snails.

Shell description[edit]

The diameter of the shell of Punctum randolphi is between 1.25 and 1.4 mm wide. The exterior surface has a very faint sculpture of radial striae. The aperture of Punctum randolphi is wide and somewhat oblique. The umbilicus is small and deep.[1]


Punctum randolphi is found in North America, in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.


  1. ^ Pilsbry H.A. 1948. Land Mollusca of North America (North of Mexico). The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Monographs, 3, vol. 2 part 2: 521-1113.