Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
This species has also been assessed at the regional level as:
EU27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC) at the level of the 27 member states of the European Union
European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC).
For terms see gastropod shell.
The shell is 5-7 mm. high x 2-4 mm.wide. It is either white or horny to reddish brown and the shell has 6-7 very weakly convex whorls.The last whorl is 75% of the shell height and the apex is pointed.The aperture has a white layer at the parietal side, the parietalis (the spiral ridge on the parietal region projecting into the interior of the shell) is usually strong.The columellaris (or internal lip of the shell aperture) is moderately or indistinctly developed. There is no umbilicus.
This species of snail is semi-marine in habitat.
This species is found on the coasts of the eastern Atlantic Ocean:
and the Mediterranean Sea:
The two-toothed white snail.
- Montagu G. (1808). Supplement to Testacea Britannica. pp. , i-v [= 1-5], 1-183, Pl. 17-30. London.