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Cryptomastix germana (Gould in A. Binney, 1851)
Pygmy Oregonian
Family: Polygyridae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.

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Distribution of Cryptomastix germana in British Columbia
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Species Information


small, heliciform, brown, with growth wrinkles; periostracum usually hairy in adults as well as young; aperture with a long, curved parietal denticle; lip expanded but not much thickened.




NW North America

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS4YellowNot Listed
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Triodopsis germana

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 15/12/2019 1:19:24 PM]
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