Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 17:54:44 +1100
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From: Geoff Macaulay <geoffmac65@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: landsnails from Malaysia
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Chan site can be found at http://home.pacific.net.sg/~chansy/ and is very
After a very quick look at this I will stick with
but the Hemiplecta is probably humphreysiana (distincta is from Thailand?),
the Pila is not ampullacea.
I think the Amphidromus is probably inversus by the colour pattern.
What sizes are your shells?
>From: Geoff Macaulay <geoffmac65@HOTMAIL.COM>
>Reply-To: Conchologists of America List <CONCH-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Subject: Re: landsnails from Malaysia
>Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 17:27:58 +1100
>Paul is quite right.
>Nos 12, 13, 16 - 19 are all Achatina fulica.
>Nos 8 - 11 and 14, 15 are all one species of Amphidromus
>Nos 5 6 & 7 are all Pila. 6 & 7 probably ampullacea and 5 may be a juvenile
>of the same.
>4 is Faunus ater
>1 & 2 are possibly Cyclophorus perdix aquila
>while 3 might be Hemiplecta distincta??
>However I will have to check the books and it will be a few days before I
>get time for that. Then I can give a confident ID (hopefully).
>Chan Sow Yans Singapore site might help here too - I will try to find that
>>From: Sophie Valtat <sophiev@TEASER.FR>
>>Reply-To: Conchologists of America List <CONCH-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>>Subject: landsnails from Malaysia
>>Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 16:29:40 +0100
>>As it seems fairly quiet around, may I propose for ID some
>>landsnails / freshwater from East coast of peninsular Malaysia. Of
>>course, the advice of our expert Jeoff Macaulay will be welcome but
>>if you've got an idea feel free !
>>The exact place is : Perhentian island, Teluk dalam. The species are
>>for sure very commun but I have no knowledge in this area. I put
>>tentative genus names. Most of the shells were founded in the jungle
>>except the Faunus ater (beach combing) and the Amphidromus (beach
>>combing and in a clearing). The land is acid, no limestone but
>>something which looks like what we call "grès" in French perhaps
>>- N°1 & 2 : cyclophorus (104 Ko)
>>- N°3 : hemiplecta (84 Ko)
>>- N°4 : faunus and 5 to 7 : ??? (148 Ko)
>>- N° 8 to 16 : amphidromus (248 Ko)
>>- N° 17 to 19 : amphidromus (172 Ko)
>>Thank you in advance !
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