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Cochlicopa lubrica

Common Name: Glossy Pillar
Cochlicopa lubrica
Cochlicopa lubrica

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Cochlicopidae
Genus: Cochlicopa
Species: Cochlicopa lubrica

Conservation Status

Identifying Features

The glossy pillar snail is 1/4" long with a glossy brown to yellow translucent shell. Its shell is smooth and spindle-shaped.

Habitat & Range

Like many snails, they are found in moist areas around dead logs and leaf litter.

Featured image by James Dake


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