Overview

Distribution

Type locality – “Berg Kina Balu, Nord-Borneo” leg. Dr. O. Standinger & A. B. Haas (Boettger, 1894);

Other localities – “Sapagaya Forest Reserve, Sandakan District, East Coast Residency, North Borneo” Leg. D. D. Davis & R. F. Inger/July, 1950; “Segaliud River at Laut Lungmanis, Sandakan District, East Coast Residency, North Borneo” Leg. D. D. Davis & R. F. Inger/Apr. 21, 1950; “Kinabatangan District, East Coast Residency, North Borneo, near the mouth of Little Kretam River, 100 feet above sea level” Leg. D. D. Davis & R. F. Inger/May, 1950. (Haas, 1951)

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Physical Description

Morphology

Boettger (1894) original descriptions on Amphidromus martensi – “Testa magna, sinistrorsa, brevissime rimata, late conico-ovata, solidissima, levissime dense striatula, subopaca, laete citrina, vittis suturali et rimali latis albis, in anfr. (anteponultimo et) penultimo taenia unica basali, in anfr. ultimo taeniis 2 infraperiphericis latis olivaceo-viridibus, inferiore duplo latiore cincta, varicibus obscuris nullis; spira elate conica, latere dextro convexiore, apex pallide roseo-albus. Anfr. 6 convexiusculi, sutura distincta, appressa disjuncti, ultimus subventriosus, antice non ascendens, ½ altitudinis testae fere superans. Apert. auriformis intus alba, laeniis duabus obscuris translucentibus, 8/15 longitudinis testae aequans: perist. album, crassum, callosum, aequaliter late expansum et undique reflexum, marginibus callo parietali lato, albo junctis, sinistro aequaliter valide curvato, columella perpendiculari, callosa, leviter torta.”

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Size

Alt. 49-53. diam. Max. 27-30 mm; alt. apert. 26-28. lat. Apert. C. perist. 19-21 mm.” (Boettger, 1893)

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Wikipedia

Amphidromus martensi

Amphidromus martensi is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Camaenidae.

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