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A small collection of terrestrial snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Unguja Island (Zanzibar, Tanzania) revealed a species unknown for 67 years


Dilian Georgiev https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2885-4895

3 June 2024 · volume 46 · (issue 6) · pp. 165–168 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: The study presents findings from a survey of terrestrial snails conducted on Unguja Island (Zanzibar). The survey, conducted in March 2024, focused on the eastern coast of the island, specifically around Uroa Village and Kiwengwa Cave. A total of 12 species of terrestrial snails were recorded, including Gulella minutissima (Thiele, 1911), previously unknown for over six decades.

Keywords: distribution, habitats, tropical snails

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Georgiev D. 2024 A small collection of terrestrial snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Unguja Island (Zanzibar, Tanzania) revealed a species unknown for 67 years. Historia naturalis bulgarica 46: 165–168.

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