Glass snail

Glass snail
Glass snail
Glass snail
Glass snail

Glass snails can be found in most gardens. Its shell is smaller than a five pence peice. Its very thin & shiny. Sometimes the shell is so thin, you can see through it - like glass!

Latin name: Oxychilus species.

Look carefully at the shape of the shell to identify your snail correctly:

Bottom
Bottom
Front
Front
Top
Top

Top view: round with spiral from the centre.

Side view: flat at top.

Bottom view: round with a 'belly-button' like hole.