Class Gastropoda (Slugs & snails)
Family Lymnaeidae (Pond snails)
Species Ampullaceana balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Shell diameter 11-14 mm.
It has a tall-spired, brownish shell with a very large opening.
Common and widespread throughout Britain. Especially abundant in weedy, stilll waters like ponds.
Found in local pond, South Staffordshire September 2011. © Peter Hillman.
Species identification confirmed and recorded by an expert from iRecord.