White Ramshorn - Gyraulus albus
4-7mm diameter. This small ramshorn snail has a strong, white, chalky shell with spiral and well as radial, striations.The round mouth bends away from the main whorls at an obtuse angle.
- white, strong shell
- spiral striations
- mouth at an obtuse angle to main shell
Found in both rivers and larger reservoirs, sometimes in smaller waterways.
Relatively common and widespread
Uncommon or under-recorded.
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