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Herbert, D. & Kilburn, D. (2004). Field guide to the land snails and slugs of eastern South Africa. Pietermaritzburg: Natal Museum. [v] + 336 pp.
Herbert, D. & Kilburn, D.
Field guide to the land snails and slugs of eastern South Africa
Pietermaritzburg: Natal Museum. [v] + 336 pp.
South Africa
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Achatina immaculata Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Lissachatina immaculata (Lamarck, 1822) (additional source)
Achatina varicosa L. Pfeiffer, 1861 accepted as Cochlitoma varicosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1861) (additional source)
Achatina zebra (Bruguière, 1792) accepted as Cochlitoma zebra (Bruguière, 1792) (additional source)
Afripupa farquhari (Pilsbry, 1917) accepted as Vertigo farquhari (Pilsbry, 1917) (additional source)
Afripupa griqualandica (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893) accepted as Vertigo griqualandica (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893) (additional source)
Afroconulus diaphanus (Connolly, 1922) (additional source)
Afrodonta acinaces Connolly, 1933 accepted as Costulodonta acinaces (Connolly, 1933) (additional source)
Afrodonta bilamellaris Melvill & Ponsonby, 1908 (additional source)
Afrodonta burnupi Connolly, 1933 accepted as Costulodonta burnupi (Connolly, 1933) (additional source)
Afrodonta connollyi Solem, 1970 (basis of record)
Afrodonta farquhari (Burnup, 1912) (additional source)
Afrodonta inhluzaniensis (Burnup, 1912) (additional source)
Afrodonta introtuberculata Connolly, 1933 accepted as Phialodonta introtuberculata (Connolly, 1933) (additional source)
Afrodonta novemlamellaris (Burnup, 1912) (additional source)
Afrodonta trilamellaris Melvill & Ponsonby, 1908 accepted as Costulodonta trilamellaris (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1908) (additional source)
Afrodonta unilamellaris Connolly, 1933 (additional source)
Afroguppya rumrutiensis (Preston, 1911) (additional source)
Archachatina churchilliana (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1895) accepted as Cochlitoma churchilliana (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1895) (basis of record)
Archachatina dimidiata (E. A. Smith, 1878) accepted as Cochlitoma dimidiata (E. A. Smith, 1878) (basis of record)
Archachatina drakensbergensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) accepted as Cochlitoma drakensbergensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (basis of record)
Archachatina granulata (Krauss, 1848) accepted as Cochlitoma granulata (Krauss, 1848) (basis of record)
Archachatina limitanea van Bruggen, 1984 accepted as Cochlitoma limitanea (van Bruggen, 1984) (basis of record)
Archachatina montistempli van Bruggen, 1965 accepted as Cochlitoma montistempli (van Bruggen, 1965) (basis of record)
Archachatina natalensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) accepted as Cochlitoma natalensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) (basis of record)
Archachatina omissa van Bruggen, 1965 accepted as Cochlitoma omissa (van Bruggen, 1965) (basis of record)
Archachatina parthenia (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903) accepted as Cochlitoma parthenia (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903) (basis of record)
Archachatina semidecussata (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) accepted as Cochlitoma semidecussata (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) (basis of record)
Archachatina semigranosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1861) accepted as Cochlitoma semigranosa (L. Pfeiffer, 1861) (basis of record)
Archachatina simplex (E. A. Smith, 1878) accepted as Cochlitoma simplex (E. A. Smith, 1878) (basis of record)
Archachatina vestita (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) accepted as Cochlitoma vestita (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) (basis of record)
Arion hortensis A. Férussac, 1819 (additional source)
Arion intermedius Normand, 1852 (additional source)
Atoxonoides meridionalis (Forcart, 1967) (basis of record)
Auriculastra radiolata (Morelet, 1860) (additional source)
Bradybaena similaris (A. Férussac, 1822) (additional source)
Cassidula labrella (Deshayes, 1830) (additional source)
Cecilioides gokweana (O. Boettger, 1870) (additional source)
Cecilioides pergracilis Connolly, 1939 (additional source)
Chlamydephorus burnupi (E. A. Smith, 1892) (additional source)
Chlamydephorus dimidius (H. Watson, 1915) (additional source)
Chlamydephorus gibbonsi W. G. Binney, 1879 (additional source)
Chlamydephorus lawrencei (L. Forcart, 1963) (basis of record)
Chlamydephorus sexangulus (H. Watson, 1915) (additional source)
Chondrocyclus exsertus Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903 accepted as Afrocyclus exsertus (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903) (additional source)
Chondrocyclus isipingoensis (Sturany, 1898) accepted as Afrocyclus isipingoensis (Sturany, 1898) (additional source)
Chondrocyclus putealis Connolly, 1939 (additional source)
Chondrocyclus trifimbriatus Connolly, 1929 (additional source)
Cochlitoma dimidiata f. burnupi (E. A. Smith, 1890) accepted as Cochlitoma dimidiata (E. A. Smith, 1878) (taxonomy source)
Curvella amicitiae van Bruggen, 1968 (additional source)
Curvella caloglypta Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901 (additional source)
Curvella catarractae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (additional source)
Curvella croslyi Burnup, 1905 (additional source)
Curvella euglypta Connolly, 1939 (additional source)
Curvella globosa (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1898) accepted as Curvella catarractae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (source of synonymy)
Curvella majubana Connolly, 1910 (additional source)
Curvella saundersae Connolly, 1910 (additional source)
Curvella sinuosa Melvill & Ponsonby, 1899 (additional source)
Edouardia arenicola (W. H. Benson, 1856) accepted as Gittenedouardia arenicola (W. H. Benson, 1856) (additional source)
Edouardia carinifera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) accepted as Gittenedouardia carinifera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (additional source)
Edouardia conulus (Reeve, 1849) accepted as Gittenedouardia conulus (Reeve, 1849) (additional source)
Edouardia dimera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901) accepted as Gittenedouardia dimera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901) (additional source)
Edouardia maritzburgensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893) accepted as Gittenedouardia maritzburgensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893) (additional source)
Edouardia meridionalis (L. Pfeiffer, 1848) accepted as Gittenedouardia meridionalis (L. Pfeiffer, 1848) (additional source)
Edouardia metuloides (E. A. Smith, 1899) accepted as Gittenedouardia metuloides (E. A. Smith, 1899) (additional source)
Edouardia natalensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) accepted as Gittenedouardia natalensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) (additional source)
Edouardia sordidula (E. von Martens, 1897) accepted as Gittenedouardia sordidula (E. von Martens, 1897) (additional source)
Edouardia spadicea (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) accepted as Gittenedouardia spadicea (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) (additional source)
Elisolimax flavescens (W. Keferstein, 1866) (basis of record)
Ennea hickeyana Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901 accepted as Gulella infans (Craven, 1881) (source of synonymy)
Euonyma lanceolata (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) (additional source)
Euonyma lymneaeformis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901) (additional source)
Euonyma natalensis (Burnup, 1905) (additional source)
Euonyma siliqua Connolly, 1910 (additional source)
Euonyma terebraeformis Connolly, 1923 (additional source)
Euonyma tugelensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (additional source)
Euonyma turriformis (Krauss, 1848) (additional source)
Eustreptaxis elongatus (Fulton, 1899) accepted as Afristreptaxis elongatus (Fulton, 1899) (basis of record)
Fauxulus falconianus Pilsbry, 1929 (additional source)
Fauxulus glanvillianus (Ancey, 1888) (additional source)
Fauxulus mcbeanianus Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901 (additional source)
Fauxulus pereximius (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (additional source)
Fauxulus ponsonbyanus (Morelet, 1889) (additional source)
Gastrocopta damarica (Ancey, 1888) (additional source)
Gastrocopta thomasseti Pilsbry, 1929 (basis of record)
Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) accepted as Tayloria gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) (additional source)
Gulella adamsiana (L. Pfeiffer, 1859) accepted as Gulella menkeana (L. Pfeiffer, 1853) (additional source)
Gulella albersi (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) (additional source)
Gulella aliciae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1907) (additional source)
Gulella alutacea Connolly, 1932 (additional source)
Gulella aperostoma (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1892) (additional source)
Gulella appletoni van Bruggen, 1975 (additional source)
Gulella aprosdoketa Connolly, 1939 (additional source)
Gulella arnoldi (Sturany, 1898) (additional source)
Gulella barbarae Connolly, 1929 (additional source)
Gulella bowkerae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1892) (additional source)
Gulella browni van Bruggen, 1969 accepted as Dadagulella browni (van Bruggen, 1969) (additional source)
Gulella burnupi (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (additional source)
Gulella bushmanensis Burnup, 1926 (additional source)
Gulella cairnsi (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) (additional source)
Gulella calopasa (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903) (additional source)
Angola for Truncatellina pygmaeorum (Pilsbry & T. D. A. Cockerell, 1933) 
Botswana for Gastrocopta damarica (Ancey, 1888) 
Botswana for Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) 
Democratic Republic of the Congo for Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822) 
Democratic Republic of the Congo for Truncatellina pygmaeorum (Pilsbry & T. D. A. Cockerell, 1933) 
East Coast of South Africa for Truncatella marginata Küster, 1855  (origin: native - non-endemic)
Eastern Cape Province for Edouardia arenicola (W. H. Benson, 1856)  (origin: native)
Eastern Cape Province for Edouardia dimera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)  (origin: native)
Eastern Cape Province for Edouardia meridionalis (L. Pfeiffer, 1848)  (origin: native)
Eastern Cape Province for Edouardia spadicea (L. Pfeiffer, 1846)  (origin: native)
Eastern Cape Province for Fauxulus pereximius (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) 
Eastern Cape Province for Fauxulus ponsonbyanus (Morelet, 1889) 
Eastern Cape Province for Melampus lividus (Deshayes, 1830)  (origin: native - non-endemic)
Eastern Cape Province for Melampus semiaratus Connolly, 1912  (origin: native - non-endemic)
Inhaca for Gulella daedalea (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903) 
Kenya for Tropidophora insularis (L. Pfeiffer, 1854) 
Kenya for Truncatellina pygmaeorum (Pilsbry & T. D. A. Cockerell, 1933) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Achatina immaculata Lamarck, 1822 
KwaZulu-Natal for Auriculastra radiolata (Morelet, 1860)  (origin: native - non-endemic)
KwaZulu-Natal for Edouardia dimera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)  (origin: native)
KwaZulu-Natal for Edouardia meridionalis (L. Pfeiffer, 1848)  (origin: native)
KwaZulu-Natal for Edouardia spadicea (L. Pfeiffer, 1846)  (origin: native)
KwaZulu-Natal for Eustreptaxis elongatus (Fulton, 1899) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Fauxulus pereximius (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Fauxulus ponsonbyanus (Morelet, 1889) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Melampus parvulus L. Pfeiffer, 1856  (origin: native - non-endemic)
KwaZulu-Natal for Rachis jejuna (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893)  (origin: native - non-endemic)
KwaZulu-Natal for Sheldonia fuscicolor (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1892) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Sheldonia leucospira (L. Pfeiffer, 1857) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Sheldonia poeppigii (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Sheldonia transvaalensis (Craven, 1881) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Trachycystis rutilans Melvill & Ponsonby, 1908 
Malawi for Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) 
Malawi for Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822) 
Malawi for Truncatellina pygmaeorum (Pilsbry & T. D. A. Cockerell, 1933) 
Maputo for Metachatina kraussi (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) 
Mozambique for Gastrocopta damarica (Ancey, 1888) 
Mozambique for Pupisoma orcula (W. H. Benson, 1850) 
Mpumalanga for Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) 
Mpumalanga for Rhachistia chiradzuluensis (E. A. Smith, 1899) 
Mpumalanga for Sheldonia fuscicolor (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1892) 
Natal for Cassidula labrella (Deshayes, 1830)  (origin: native - non-endemic)
Northern Province for Edouardia dimera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)  (origin: native)
Northern Province for Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) 
Northern Province for Rhachistia chiradzuluensis (E. A. Smith, 1899) 
South Africa (country) for Achatina zebra (Bruguière, 1792) 
South Africa (country) for Afroconulus diaphanus (Connolly, 1922) 
South Africa (country) for Afroguppya rumrutiensis (Preston, 1911) 
South Africa (country) for Anisoloma falconianum (Pilsbry, 1929) 
South Africa (country) for Anisoloma pereximium (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897) 
South Africa (country) for Cecilioides gokweana (O. Boettger, 1870) 
South Africa (country) for Curvella majubana Connolly, 1910 
South Africa (country) for Edouardia natalensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) 
South Africa (country) for Edouardia sordidula (E. von Martens, 1897) 
South Africa (country) for Fauxulus glanvillianus (Ancey, 1888) 
South Africa (country) for Gastrocopta thomasseti Pilsbry, 1929 
South Africa (country) for Gulella perspicuaeformis (Sturany, 1898) 
South Africa (country) for Gulella planti (L. Pfeiffer, 1856) 
South Africa (country) for Kaliella barrakporensis (Reeve, 1852) 
South Africa (country) for Kerkophorus corneus (L. Pfeiffer, 1846) 
South Africa (country) for Laemodonta monilifera (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854) 
South Africa (country) for Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822) 
South Africa (country) for Laevicaulis haroldi D. S. Dundee, 1980 
South Africa (country) for Nesopupa griqualandica (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893) 
South Africa (country) for Opeas florentiae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901) 
South Africa (country) for Opeas peringueyi Connolly, 1923 
South Africa (country) for Pedipes affinis A. Férussac, 1821 
South Africa (country) for Pseudoglessula boivini (Morelet, 1860) 
South Africa (country) for Pupisoma harpula (Reinhardt, 1886) 
South Africa (country) for Pupisoma orcula (W. H. Benson, 1850) 
South Africa (country) for Trochonanina mozambicensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) 
South Africa (country) for Tropidophora insularis (L. Pfeiffer, 1854) 
South Africa (country) for Truncatellina pygmaeorum (Pilsbry & T. D. A. Cockerell, 1933) 
South Africa (country) for Urocyclus kirkii Gray, 1864 
South African part of the Indian Ocean for Pedipes sandwicensis Pease, 1860  (origin: native - non-endemic)
Tanzania for Laevicaulis alte (Férussac, 1822) 
Tanzania for Rhachistia melanacme (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) 
Western Cape Province for Edouardia arenicola (W. H. Benson, 1856)  (origin: native)
Zimbabwe for Curvella amicitiae van Bruggen, 1968 
Zimbabwe for Eustreptaxis elongatus (Fulton, 1899) 
Zimbabwe for Gastrocopta damarica (Ancey, 1888) 
Zimbabwe for Gonaxis gwandaensis (Preston, 1912) 
Zimbabwe for Pupisoma orcula (W. H. Benson, 1850) 
Zimbabwe for Tropidophora insularis (L. Pfeiffer, 1854) 
Zululand for Rhachistia chiradzuluensis (E. A. Smith, 1899) 
Zululand for Rhachistia dubiosa (Sturany, 1898) 
Zululand for Rhachistia melanacme (L. Pfeiffer, 1855) 
Zululand for Rhachistia sticta (E. von Martens, 1860) 
English bi-coloured bark snail for Gittenedouardia dimera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)
English black-tipped porcelain snail for Rhachistia melanacme (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
English Boivin's awl snail for Kempioconcha boivini (Morelet, 1860)
English Burnup's awl snail for Pseudopeas burnupi (Connolly, 1919)
English chestnut bark snail for Gittenedouardia spadicea (L. Pfeiffer, 1846)
English common bark snail for Gittenedouardia natalensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1846)
English conical bark snail for Gittenedouardia conulus (Reeve, 1849)
English Crosly's curvella for Curvella croslyi Burnup, 1905
English crystalline awl snail for Opeas crystallinum (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1896)
English cylindrical awl snail for Pseudopeas tenue Connolly, 1923
English double-banded bark snail for Gittenedouardia arenicola (W. H. Benson, 1856)
English embossed awl snail for Curvella euglypta Connolly, 1939
English extraordinary cask snail [from synonym] for Fauxulus (Anisoloma) pereximius (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897)
English Falcon's cask snail [from synonym] for Fauxulus (Anisoloma) falconianus Pilsbry, 1929
English false slit-lip awl snail for Opeas annipacis Connolly, 1919
English Farquhar's whorl snail [from synonym] for Afripupa farquhari (Pilsbry, 1917)
English four-toothed chrysalis snail [from synonym] for Pupa fontana Krauss, 1848
English friendship curvella for Curvella amicitiae van Bruggen, 1968
English giant awl snail for Euonyma lanceolata (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
English globular curvella for Curvella catarractae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897)
English Gokwe pin snail for Cecilioides gokweana (O. Boettger, 1870)
English Griqualand whorl snail [from synonym] for Afripupa griqualandica (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893)
English infernal whorl snail [from synonym] for Pupisoma orcula (W. H. Benson, 1850)
English Kalahari chrysalis snail for Pupoides calaharicus (O. Boettger, 1886)
English keeled bark snail for Gittenedouardia carinifera (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897)
English Lady Saunders's curvella for Curvella saundersae Connolly, 1910
English lined porcelain snail for Rhachistia sticta (E. von Martens, 1860)
English lymnaeid awl snail for Euonyma lymneaeformis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)
English Majuba curvella for Curvella majubana Connolly, 1910
English McBean's cask snail [from synonym] for Fauxulus (Anisoloma) mcbeanianus Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901
English Miss Glanville's cask snail [from synonym] for Fauxulus (Anisoloma) glanvillianus (Ancey, 1888)
English Peringuey's awl snail [from synonym] for Opeas peringueyi Connolly, 1923
English Ponsonby's cask snail [from synonym] for Fauxulus (Anisoloma) ponsonbyanus (Morelet, 1889)
English pygmy whorl snail for Truncatellina pygmaeorum (Pilsbry & T. D. A. Cockerell, 1933)
English ribbed awl snail for Euonyma natalensis (Burnup, 1905)
English ribbed curvella for Curvella caloglypta Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901
English savanna porcelain snail for Rachis jejuna (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893)
English scraped awl snail for Opeas strigile (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)
English scruffy bark snail for Gittenedouardia sordidula (E. von Martens, 1897)
English seed-pod awl snail for Euonyma siliqua Connolly, 1910
English short awl snail for Euonyma tugelensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1897)
English silky awl snail for Euonyma terebraeformis Connolly, 1923
English single-banded bark snail for Gittenedouardia meridionalis (L. Pfeiffer, 1848)
English sinistral four-toothed chrysalis snail for Pupilla tetrodus (O. Boettger, 1870)
English sinuous curvella for Curvella sinuosa Melvill & Ponsonby, 1899
English slender bark snail for Gittenedouardia metuloides (E. A. Smith, 1899)
English slender pin snail for Cecilioides pergracilis Connolly, 1939
English slit-lipped awl snail [from synonym] for Opeas florentiae (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901)
English South African door snail for Macroptychia africana (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1899)
English spotted porcelain snail for Rhachistia dubiosa (Sturany, 1898)
English Sykes's whorl snail for Truncatellina sykesii (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893)
English thornveld bark snail for Gittenedouardia maritzburgensis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1893)
English turreted awl snail for Euonyma turriformis (Krauss, 1848)
English umbilicate whorl snail [from synonym] for Pupisoma (Pupisoma) japonicum Pilsbry, 1902
English variable whorl snail for Truncatellina iota (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1894)
English Zomba porcelain snail for Rhachistia chiradzuluensis (E. A. Smith, 1899)

Named for H.P. Thomasset (1862-1949), a planter in the Seychelles, before moving to the Weenen area, in Natal, ... [details]

 Publication date

Page 65 of Tomlin's article, on which this species was named, was published in 1919; the earlier pages were published ... [details]

 Taxonomic Remark

May be a synonym of Gulella consobrina (Ancey, 1892) [details]

 Taxonomic remark

possibly a deformed or freak specimen  [details]

 Taxonomic remark

May be a synonym of T. glebaria Melvill & Ponsonby, 1903. [details]

 Type locality

Matolla [Mozambique]. [details]

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