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Snails

Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda

Species on page

+ Family: Viviparidae
+ Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis)
+ Family: Pleurodontidae
+ Puerto Rican tree snail (Caracolus caracolla)
+ Family: Tateidae
+ New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)

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Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis)

Solving the mystery

felt lake 2019

Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis)
Family: Viviparidae (river snails)
Felt Lake 2019
With Nature Through Photography class
August 25, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

Note: Oceanicadventures on iNaturalist not only IDed this snail, but made the amazing observation that I had flipped the picture because spiraling in this direction is so rare!

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Mystery snail

felt lake 2019

Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis)
Family: Viviparidae (river snails)
Felt Lake 2019
Photographing Nature class trip
October 20, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Mystery snail

felt lake 2019

Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis)
Family: Viviparidae (river snails)
Felt Lake 2019
Photographing Nature class trip
October 20, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Puerto Rican tree snail (Caracolus caracolla)

Puerto Rico 2021
Puerto Rican tree snail (Caracolus caracolla)
Family: Pleurodontidae
El Yunque, Puerto Rico
May 3, 2021
Canon R5

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Puerto Rico 2021
Puerto Rican tree snail (Caracolus caracolla)
Family: Pleurodontidae
El Yunque, Puerto Rico
May 3, 2021
Canon R5

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New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)

morganhill

New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)
Family: Tateidae
Morgan Hill Park 2021
June 6, 2021 Bioblitzbr> Canon 7D markII

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The Pantanal

Spirality

snail
Night drive
The Pantanal
2011

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Año Nuevo

Snail and shadow

snail and shadow
Spiral shell
December 14, 2014

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Snail and shadow redux

snail and shadow
December 14, 2014

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Modified: October 22, 2019
Created: November 13, 2013 (from slug.html)
ontact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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