Lake Limpet - Acroloxus lacustris

Description

A small limpet like snail with a hood shaped shell.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Freshwater ponds and lakes.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain except in the far north.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map