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Water snail

Observed: 23rd October 2011 By: at6724
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Water snail
Water snail 1

Various water snails - different shell shapes and sizes. Largest brown one in the pictures had an elongated shell shape approximately 12mm long, with a brown tortoiseshell colouration.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Bithynia tentaculata

I agree. None of the other common conical pondsnails have such long, thin tentacles - the usual Lymnaea pondsnails have broad triangular flaplike ones.