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Cochlicopa lubrica (Müller, 1774)
Thin Pillar
Family: Cochlicopidae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.
Photo of species

© Robert Forsyth  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #6399)

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Distribution of Cochlicopa lubrica in British Columbia
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Species Information

Shell minute, very glossy, translucent brown; spindle-shaped; aperture without denticles inside; lip thickened inside by an opaque rib.


Open, disturbed sites


North America, Europe, N Asia, N Africa

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5YellowNot Listed
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Helix lubrica Muller, 1774

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-05-27 5:34:02 AM]
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