Graceful Awlsnail

(T. Hutton, 1834)

Allopeas gracile

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Family:

Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Achatinidae

Taxonomic Information

Original Combination:

Etymology

Original Description:

Shell transparent, thin and pale-colored or rather colorless; spire gradually tapering; whorls 12, body-whorl equal to the two preceding ones. Aperture longer than broad, semi-ovate; pillarlip straight and slightly reflected; right lip edged. Length 6.5 lines.

Original Description Citation:

Hutton, T. (1834). On the land shells of India. The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. 3 (26): 81-93. Calcutta [February]., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37177781

Ecological Information

Native/Inavsive:

Introduced

Nature Serve Conservation Status:

G5: Secure

Diet

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Citations

Alabama shelled mollusks

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