Point Snail - Acicula fusca


    A tiny (2.2 to 2.8 mm) species with glossy cylindrical shell and an operculum. The surface is smooth, glossy, reddish to yellowish-brown, with extremely fine, widely spaced radial striae.

    Identification difficulty

    Lives in deep, stable leaf litter, moss or soil in wooded habitats on base-rich soils.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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