Caucasotachea vindobonensis

Caucasotachea vindobonensis

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Caucasotachea vindobonensis

Caucasotachea vindobonensis is a species of medium-sized air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod in the family Helicidae. Caucasotachea vindobonensis photographed in Mödling, near Vienna The scientific name is derived from the Celtic settlement Vindobona, now known as Vienna, the capital of Austria. This species was assigned to the genus Cepaea for a long time. However, molecular biologist research showed, that this species is not closely related to Cepaea, but belongs instead to the genus Caucasotachea.

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1. Caucasotachea vindobonensis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caucasotachea_vindobonensis
2. Caucasotachea vindobonensis on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/156371/4934517

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