Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822 Eastern Melampus

Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822 Eastern Melampus

Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822 Eastern Melampus

   In damp vegetation above the high tide line, Sisters Creek Marina, Heckscher Dr., Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 1/8/2008 (about 7-8 mm.)  Melampus is in the suborder Basommatophora and thus has its eyes at the base of the tentacles like our local freshwater pulmonates.