Pygmy Slitmouth

(Pilsbry, 1900)

Stenotrema pilula

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Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Polygyridae

Taxonomic Information

Polygyra hirusta pilula

Original Combination:

Etymology

Original Description:

Smaller than typical hirsuta, with more elevated spire; whorls nearly 5, the last with well rounded periphery. surface beset with rather long, curved hairs. Parietal tooth sinuous, connected with the peripheral end of the outer lip by a callous ridge. Basal lip 3-toothed, the median notch much deeper than in hirsuta, with raised edges, the outer tooth small.
Alt. 4.5, diam. 6 mm.
The smallest specimens measure, alt. 4, diam. 5.5 mm.

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Ecological Information

Native/Inavsive:

Native

Nature Serve Conservation Status:

G3: Vulnerable

Diet

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