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Cryptomastix devia (Gould, 1849)
Puget Oregonian
Family: Polygyridae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.

Photo of species

© Kristiina Ovaska  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #2555)

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Distribution of Cryptomastix devia in British Columbia
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This species is considered extirpated in Canada and British Columbia.

Species Information


medium-sized, heliciform, brown, nearly smooth; periostracum not hairy; aperture with a parietal tooth; lip thickened and expanded.




NW North America

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeSXRedXT (Apr 2013)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Helix baskervillei Pfeiffer, 1850:130
Triodopsis devia (Pilsbry 1939, 1940)

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. 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: 2023-11-29 7:36:36 AM]
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