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narrow-mouthed whorl snail

Narrow-mouth Whorl Snail Vertigo angustior

The tiny narrow-mouthed whorl snail Vertigo angustior is found primarily in marshy ground of high, even humidity, with flowing groundwater. It requires unshaded conditions and lives amongst short vegetation, composed of grasses, mosses or low herbs, that is quickly warmed by the sun. It has been found in wet base-rich meadows, in coastal marshes, dune slacks and maritime turf. Image: public domain (iNaturalist).

Find out more: iNaturalist, JNCC – Species description