Gastrocopta contracta (Say, 1822) Bottleneck Snaggletooth

2.4 mm.

Gastrocopta contracta (Say, 1822) Bottleneck Snaggletooth

Bardstown, Nelson Co., Kentucky. Digital images by David Kirsh.

2.2 mm.

1.5 mm.

Gastrocopta contracta (Say, 1822) Bottleneck Snaggletooth

Gastrocopta contracta (Say, 1822) Bottleneck Snaggletooth Dwarf

    In sample collected from fallen tree with loose bark and moss, Guerilla Hollow Road, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Bullitt Co., Kentucky 2/15/2013. Digital image by Lori Schroeder.     Unusually small for the species which is caused by the lack of an entire whorl. The shell was found in a debris sample collected on 3/19/2016 near Harrison Creek, Nelson Co., Kentucky. Digital image by Lori Schroeder.

2.2 mm.

Gastrocopta contracta (Say, 1822) Bottleneck Snaggletooth

Gastrocopta contracta (Say, 1822) Bottleneck Snaggletooth

    In wrack along Harrison Creek,  Harrison Fork Road, Nelson County, Kentucky 3/28/2014. Digital images by Jeff and Lori Schroeder.

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