Haplotrema vancouverense (I. Lea, 1839) Robust Lancetooth

Pristilomatidae, ,Gastropoda, Mollusca, Animalia

Range: Occurs in forested habitats throughout western Washington. from near sea level to 1220 m


Description: Shell with 5.25 to 5.5 whorls, umbilicus 22 to 25% of shell diameter; shell color olive with darker and lighter streaks, some specimens may be chocolate-brown; lip in full-grown shells is slightly thickened; shell smooth on dorsal surfaces and inside umbilicus.

Natural History: Commonly found under woody debris and litter.

A predator of other snails and slugs.

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Etymology: haplo trema – simple hole; vancouverense – from Vancouver