Endangered Snails of South America
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Show all snails of concern in South America.
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Common Name Range ***
Aylacostoma spp. (3) Argentina, Paraguay
Drymaeus spp. (2) Brazil
Galapagos Land Snail (48) Ecuador (Galapagos Islands)
Gonyostomus spp. (2) Brazil
Hirinaba curytibana Brazil
Megalobulimus spp. (5) Brazil
Ptychodon schuppi Brazil
Radioconus spp. (2) Brazil
Radiodiscus spp. (2) Brazil
Samoan Tree Snail (1) American Samoa, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guam
Zilchogyra paulistana Brazil
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**What snails are listed here?:

The South America section of this site lists the folllowing snails appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Snails that dwell in or migrate to any part of the South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Snails dwelling in the Amazon Basin.

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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