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Nesovitrea binneyana

Common Name: Blue Glass
Nesovitrea binneyana
Nesovitrea binneyana

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Gastrodontidae
Genus: Nesovitrea
Species: Nesovitrea binneyana

Conservation Status

Identifying Features

This snail has a 1/8" wide, glossy, and transucent shell. The shell is nearly transparent and has a greenish tinge.

Habitat & Range

Blue glass snails are found along the Norheastern edge of the US and some areas in Canada. They are often found in leaf litter.

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