Hairy Snail - Trochulus hispidus
Shell 6 mm. The hairs on the shell wear off, but can usually be seen inside the umbilicus, which is quite well defined in this species. It is relatively flat, lacking a noticeable spire.
Ashfordia granulata is the other hairy snail in the region. This has a smaller umbilicus and is more conical in shape.
All year round
Widespread and common throughout most of Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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