Pristiloma pilsbryi (Vanatta 1899) Crowned Tightcoil

Vitrinidae, Stylommatophora, Gastropoda, Mollusca, Animalia


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Range: Known from Point Ellis, Long Beach, and Ellsworth River watershed (tributary of Naselle River), all in Pacific County, Washington. Known from Portland and the North Coast Basin region of Oregon.


Description: Shell up to 1.7 mm high; spire low.

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Etymology: pristys – a saw, loma – border, alluding to the serrate marginal lip of P. lansingi; named for H.A. Pilsbry, malacologist.