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The Large Amber Snail (Succinea putris) is of the family Succineidae which is in the genus Succinea. This land snail has a widespread distribution in the temperate regions of the Palaearctic. The shell length is 12-17mm, 6-9mm wide and has up to three mottled whorls which are darker than the rest of shell. It occurs in the damp well vegetated margins of ponds, lakes, rivers and fresh water marshes.
Patrick J. O'Keeffe / Raw Birds
Tuesday 30 June 2020
LARGE AMBER SNAIL (Succinea putris) Lullymore West Bog, IPCC Nature Reserve, Lullymore, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Labels: Bog of Allen, Co. Kildare, IPCC Nature Reserve, Ireland, Irish Snails, land snail, Large Amber Snail, Lullymore, Lullymore West Bog, molluscs, snails, Snails of Europe, Succinea putris