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land snail

Olygyra orbiculata


Globular Drop Size: 8mm diameter, 8mm tall (shell) Origin: native Distribution: Southeast United States Description: Very round, spherical shell, sometimes with a light band encircling the whorls. Colors range from red, orange, yellow and white to brown, grey, and greenish. The eyes are located directly on the body, not within eyestalks. It has two tentacles, as well as an operculum.


soil, leaf detritus, bushes, areas near water This snail is usually found near lakes, rivers, and bayous

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Thomas Nelson Community College
Spotted by a stud ent at Thomas Nelson Community College

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jan 28, 2015
Submitted on Mar 2, 2015

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