Oxychillus alliarius (J.S. Miller 1822) Garlic Glass-snail

Pristilomatidae, ,Gastropoda, Mollusca, Animalia

Oxychillus aliarius

Range: Introduced from Europe; widespread in residential areas in Puget Sound lowlands.


Description: Umbilicus about 17 to 18% of shell diameter.

Natural History: Commonly encountered under debris in urban areas.

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Etymology: oxys cheilos – sharp lipped; allium – garlic