The identity of Helix butumbiana von Martens (Pulmonata: Endodontidae sensu lato)

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BERNARD VERDCOURT
(1983)
Volume
31
Part
3
Page from
179

Helix butumbiana von Martens is shown to be identical with the small snail later described by Germain as Prositala fernandopoensis. It is easily recognised by its remarkable sculpture. Study of the radula shows that Thiele was correct in referring it to the Endodontidae sensu lato but a more precise placing must await dissection of fresh material.