Polygrya cereolus http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/369/all en New Snail Record for North Campus and Los Angeles County http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-snail-record-north-campus-and-los-angeles-county <p>We&#39;ve discovered&nbsp;a snail never before found in L.A.!&nbsp;A few weeks ago, I was wandering through the North&nbsp;Campus and&nbsp;&nbsp;happened upon a tiny gastropod snailing along the Living Wall! Most&nbsp;snails don&#39;t catch my attention as they are usually of the common garden variety, aka Brown Garden snails, <em>Helix aspersa</em>.&nbsp;This particular specimen caught my eye, because unlike the Brown Garden snail, this snail was much smaller and flatter (the shell is only 6.9 mm wide).</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-snail-record-north-campus-and-los-angeles-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-snail-record-north-campus-and-los-angeles-county#comments Brown Garden snail gastropods Helix aspersa Lindsey Groves living wall Malacology molluscs Polygrya cereolus snails Southern Flatcoil snail Blog Sat, 24 Mar 2012 02:16:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 664 at http://www.nhm.org/nature