ⓘ Zospeum percostulatum

                                     

ⓘ Zospeum percostulatum

Zospeum percostulatum is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Ellobiidae, the salt marsh snails. This species is endemic to Asturias, Spain. It is known from several limestone caves near Llanes. Though there were a few old records of Zospeum in Asturias, dubiously identified as Z. suarezi and Z. schaufussi, Zospeum percostulatum is the first species described for this autonomous community.

Zospeum percostulatum microgastropods microscopic snail with a shell height less than 2 mm is considered relatively large for the genus, with a characteristic costulated surface. Live specimens were collected at concretionated the walls of the cave are covered with wet film of percolated clay.

                                     
  • 1854 Zospeum obesum Frauenfeld, 1854 Zospeum percostulatum Alonso, Prieto, Quiñonero - Salgado Rolan, 2018 Zospeum pretneri Bole, 1960 Zospeum schaufussi
  • Mattia Neighbor, 2018 Wollastonia ripkeni De Mattia Groh, 2018 Zospeum percostulatum Alonso, Prieto, Quiñonero - Salgado Rolan, 2018 Wollastonia jessicae