Rock Snail - Pyramidula pusilla
A small snail 2.5 to 3 mm wide. Shell tightly coiled and a depressed cone shape. Surface dark red-brown often wearing to a purplish-brown or grey with age. Marked by irregular but strong growth lines. Umbilicus very wide.
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Confined to walls and rocks usually in limestone or chalk areas.
All year round.
Fairly widespread in Britain, but less common in northern and eastern areas of the country.
Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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