Skip to main content
  1. Species/

Haplotrema concavum

Common Name: Gray-Foot Lancetooth
Haplotrema concavum
Haplotrema concavum

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Haplotrematidae
Genus: Haplotrema
Species: Haplotrema concavum

Conservation Status

Identifying Features

The gray-foot lancetooth snail has a 3/4" wide, translucent brown shell. Its shell is spiral-shaped and flattened.

Habitat & Range

They are found throughout the Eastern US and into the Midwestern US in forests.


Gray-foot lancetooth snails are predatory towards other snails. They have an elongated neck that they use to extend into the shells. They have specially adapted radula, or structure of teeth, and have barbed teeth projections to eat other snails with.

Featured image by James Dake


Arion subfuscus
Dusky Arion
Deroceras reticulatum
Gray Fieldslug
Discus patulus
Domed Disc