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The Polymita Home Page


The genus Polymita comprises the most colorful of all the tree snails
existing in the world. This unique tree snail is only found on the easternmost
province of Oriente on the island of Cuba. This website presents information
on the taxonomy, distribution and ecology of this genus. The taxonomy listing
is linked to photos and descriptive information on the six known species and
the many described varieties and color forms. A reference listing for literature
discussing the Polymita can be found on the literature page.

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