Mesodon thyroidus (Say, 1817) White-lip Globe

    From the bank of the Chipola River in the vicinity of Florida Caverns State Park, Jackson Co., Florida 4/12/2008 (27 mm.)   During its time in captivity the above specimen deposited a total of 80 eggs on the bottom of its makeshift plastic terrarium. It's uncertain whether the eggs were deposited at one time or cumulatively over a two day period when the terrarium was not monitored.  Also see: Eggs from a Clay County Mesodon