Cumberland Tigersnail

(I. Lea, 1840)

Anguispira cumberlandiana

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Discidae

Taxonomic Information

Carocolla Cumberlandiana

Original Combination:

Named for the Cumberland Mountains in which they were found

Etymology

Original Description:

The shell is lenticulate, keeled, striated, whitish, brown-marked, largely umbilicate, printed on the keel above and below; five bends; aperture angled, grooved within; with a sharp lip. Hab. Cumberland Mts., near Jasper Tenn.-- Dr. Currey.

Original Description Citation:

Lea, I. (1840). Descriptions of new fresh water and land shells. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 1(13): 284-289 [6 November]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34513003
page(s): 289

Ecological Information

Native/Inavsive:

Native

Nature Serve Conservation Status:

G3: Vulnerable

Diet

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