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Cochlodina laminata

Cochlodina laminata is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Clausiliidae, the door snails, all of which have a clausilium.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in Europe, in:

Description[edit]

Like all species in the family Clausiliidae, Cochlodina laminata has a clausilium or "door". The second image shows the shape of the clausilium in this species.

The shell is brown to cherry red, nearly smooth and shiny.The parietalis is small, the columellaris is more prominent, the palatal callus is weak, the subcolumellaris is visible in an oblique view. .[3]

The weight of the adult live snail is about 137.9±5.0 mg.[4]

The clausilium of Cochlodina laminata

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. cited July 7, 2007.
  2. ^ Balashov I. & Gural-Sverlova N. 2012. An annotated checklist of the terrestrial molluscs of Ukraine. Journal of Conchology. 41 (1): 91-109.
  3. ^ Animalbase (Welter-Schultes)
  4. ^ Boch S., Prati D., Werth S., Rüetschi J. & Fischer M. (2011). "Lichen Endozoochory by Snails". PLoS ONE 6(4): e18770. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018770.

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