Hairy Slitmouth

(Say, 1817)

Stenotrema hirsutum

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Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Polygyridae

Taxonomic Information

Helix hirsuta

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Etymology

Original Description:

Shell subglobose, brownish, imperforated, covered with short, numerous rigid hairs; whorls five, but little rounded; suture distinct; aperture very narrow, almost closed by an elongated lamelliform tooth, situated on the pillarlip, and circularly joined to the outerlip at the base. Outer lip reflected back upon the whorl, and incorporated with it near the base, with a deep sinus in the middle. Beneath, one quarter of an inch.

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Ecological Information

Native/Inavsive:

Native

Nature Serve Conservation Status:

G5: Secure

Diet

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