Two-toothed Door Snail Clausilia (Clausilia) bidentata


Class Gastropoda (Slugs & snails)
Order Pulmonata (Lung-bearing slugs & snails)
Family Clausiliidae (Door snails)
Species Clausilia (Clausilia) bidentata (Ström, 1765)

Length 9-12 mm, width 2.2-2.7 mm.

Spiral shell shows numerous grooves or growth lines.

Seen all year round, found mainly in woods and hedges in leaf-litter, under loose bark or rotting logs, and amongst rocks. Common and widespread.

Found in local woodland, under loose bark, South Staffordshire. September 2020. © Peter Hillman.

Species identification confirmed and recorded by an expert from iRecord.