Polydontes gigantea (Scopoli, 1786)

Polydontes gigantea (Scopoli, 1786)

 Polydontes gigantea (Scopoli, 1786)

Probably from Haiti (72.6 in maximum diameter). From the collection of Charles Torrey Simpson (1846-1942).

Scopoli's Type Figure (Helix gigantea)

Type Figure

Scopoli, J.A., 1786. Deliciae Florae Et Faunae Insubricae Seu Novae, Aut Minus Cognitae Species Plantarum Et Animalium Quas In Insubria Austriaca Tam Spontaneas, Quam Exoticas Vidit, Descripsit, Et Aeri Incidi Curavit. S. Salvatori, Ticini. Pars I. Frontispiece + title p. + i-viii + 1-[86 ] + i + i-ix + Tab. 1-25, facing blank pp.

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