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Monacha cartusiana

Two live individuals of Monacha cartusiana on a human hand
Conservation status
NE[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Hygromiidae
Subfamily: Monachainae
Genus: Monacha
Species: M. cartusiana
Binomial name
Monacha cartusiana
(O. F. Müller, 1774)[2]
Synonyms

Helix cartusiana Müller, 1774

Monacha cartusiana is a species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Hygromiidae, the hairy snails and their allies.

This is the type species of the genus Monacha.

Distribution

The distribution of this species is Atlantic-Mediterranean.[3] It lives in various areas including:

Life cycle

The size of the egg is 1.8 mm.[6]

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