Daedalochila auriculata (Say, 1818) Ocala Liptooth Along US-1 North Of International Golf Parkway

St. Johns County, Florida

    During a terrestrial mollusk survey on 12//22/2015, an small Daedalochila auriculata population was discovered along the west side of US-1 about 4.3 miles northwest of International Golf Parkway, St. Johns County, Florida (GPS: 30.034630N 081.261598W). A few empty Daedalochila shells as well as two live specimens were found after an exhaustive search of the thick vegetation at the site. During a follow-up visit to the site on 3/15/2016, empty Daedalochila auriculata shells were also discovered on the east side of US-1 directly across from the location where the species had been discovered during December. Also see: Euglandina rosea (Férussac, 1821) Rosy Wolfsnail - Large Specimen.

Daedalochila site looking southeast along US-1 towards St. Ausustine

Daedalochila site looking southeast along US-1 towards St. Ausustine

Some of the Daedalochila found at the site including a live specimen

Some of the Daedalochila found at the site including a live specimen

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