Theba arinagae

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Theba arinagae
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Theba arinagae
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
Subfamily: Helicinae
Tribe: Thebini
Genus: Theba
Species: T. arinagae
Binomial name
Theba arinagae
Gittenberger & Ripken, 1987[2]

Theba arinagae is a species of land snail in the family Helicidae, the typical snails. It is endemic to the Canary Islands, where it is known only from the top of a volcano. Its entire range is about 4 square kilometers and it is considered a critically endangered species.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Alonso, R. & Groh, K. 2013. Theba arinagae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. Downloaded on 04 September 2014
  2. ^ Gittenberger E. & Ripken T. E. J. 1987. The genus Theba (Mollusca Gastropoda: Helicidae), systematics and distribution. Zoologische Verhandelingen 241: 3-59. Leiden. PDF