Smooth Button

(Pilsbry, 1900)

Mesomphix perlaevis

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Gastrodontidae

Taxonomic Information

Omphalina laevigata perlaevis

Original Combination:

perlaevis = left "latin"

Etymology

Original Description:

Whorls more convex beneath than in typical Iaevigata, the last whorl much smoother above, not rib-striate, its width at the aperture (measured above) less than one-third the diameter of the shell. Aperture rounded-lunate, almost as high as wide. Alt. 9 1/2, diam. 17 mm. This is from Tallassee ford of the Little Tennessee river, Monroe county, Tenn.

Original Description Citation:

Pilsbry, H. A. (1900). Mollusca of the Great Smoky Mountains. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 52: 110-150., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24693990
page(s): 135

Ecological Information

Native/Inavsive:

Native

Nature Serve Conservation Status:

G4: Apparently Secure

Diet

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