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Amber Snail discovered by Mardon (#10738)

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Sighting Info

Observed: December 5, 2018 @ 1:30 PM
Posted on: December 5, 2018 @ 4:52 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
Snail was found crawling on the outside of a plastic bowl filled with water in our heated garage (10°C).

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By Tclenche on 12/6/2018 1:22:53 PM

this snail look identical to those on my basement wall every summer and fall.

By Mardon on 12/7/2018 12:55:35 PM

A person on iNaturalist.org ID'd it as an Amber Snail in the Family Succineidae.

By Elijah on 12/30/2018 1:51:14 AM

Nice sighting. That may be Succinea putris. Whatever species it may be, I tend to see this type of snail most frequently during the latter part of the spring melt. 

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