Carychium occidentale (Pilsbry 1891) Western Thorn

Carychiidae, ,Gastropoda, Mollusca, Animalia

Range: Common in lowlands and foothills of Olympic and Cascade Ranges.


Description: 5 to 5.3 whorls; to 2.4 mm high.

Natural History: Most commonly found either among deciduous leaf litter or on soil.

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Etymology: karyx – thorn, occident – of the west