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Great pond snail

Observed: 28th June 2009 By: Iris003Iris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in Invertebrates
bug hunt water snail
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Martin Harvey's picture

Great Pond Snail?

I'm not certain about this, but I think it could be the Great Pond Snail, Lymnaea stagnalis. I used the Conchological Society's online key to try and work it out, have a go yourself and see if you agree:
http://www.conchsoc.org/aids_to_id/fwidbase.php

There's some more information on these smails at:
http://www.plantpress.com/wildlife/o340-greatpondsnail.php

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Entomologist and biological recorder

Iris003's picture

Great pond snail

Thank you for the websites,you were right,it was a great pond snail.The website helped us to identify another of our finds,some pond snail egg sacs!

Iris