General Description

Shell a spiral (coiled), shaped into either a long pointed end (spire) or into a flattened coil. Shell up to 3 cm across.


Freshwater Snails are herbivores, eating algae scraped from the surface of live plants or rocks. Their shells are thinner than those of marine snails.


Worldwide. Mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Slow-flowing water, among debris or on aquatic plants.

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