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Transparent Shell
Transparent Shell
John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > October 2007 > Transparent Shell

Motion Blur Snail
I don't have a good snail guide book (I have never found one), but Robert Forsyth seems to be working on a snail guide book for BC. He was kind enough to offer his opinion on this snail photo:
Hi John,

I've taken a look at your photo. It is a haplotrematid (family 
Haplotrematidae), and is a half-grown individual. Not being able to see more 
clearly some fine details of shell micro-sculpture, I cannot be entirely 
certain of its Identification, but I'd say (about 85% certain) that it is 
Haplotrema vancouverense -- the Robust Lancetooth snail, a common (and one of 
the larger) species of land snail along the BC coast. 

Hope that this helps.

Regards,

Robert
Thanks Robert!
Species: Haplotrema vancouverense (Robust Lancetooth)

John Harvey Photo > Aristazabal Island > Aristazabal Island - Day 7, 8, 9 > Motion Blur Snail

Still Blurry Snail
I don't have a good snail guide book (I have never found one), but Robert Forsyth seems to be working on a snail guide book for BC. He was kind enough to offer his opinion on this snail photo:
Hi John,

I've taken a look at your photo. It is a haplotrematid (family 
Haplotrematidae), and is a half-grown individual. Not being able to see more 
clearly some fine details of shell micro-sculpture, I cannot be entirely 
certain of its Identification, but I'd say (about 85% certain) that it is 
Haplotrema vancouverense -- the Robust Lancetooth snail, a common (and one of 
the larger) species of land snail along the BC coast. 

Hope that this helps.

Regards,

Robert
Thanks Robert!
Species: Haplotrema vancouverense (Robust Lancetooth)

John Harvey Photo > Aristazabal Island > Aristazabal Island - Day 7, 8, 9 > Still Blurry Snail

Black Turban (Black Tegula)

I'm having a tough time calling this one. It has some gunk on it but it doesn't have the worn
top a Black Turban is suposed to have. If it is a Black Turban, they are reported to live 80 to 100 years (or until
someone steps on it). It's on a piece of Giant Kelp (Giant Perennial Kelp) that it
was feeding on.

Tags: kelp, shell, snail

John Harvey Photo > Mid Coast of BC on the Curve of Time > Hanson Island to Nigeil Island > Black Turban (Black Tegula)

Purple Ring Top Snail on Giant Kelp

Ruth brought us a number of treats from the ocean. This piece of kelp had a few
snails on it.

Tags: kelp, shell, snail

John Harvey Photo > Mid Coast of BC on the Curve of Time > Hanson Island to Nigeil Island > Purple Ring Top Snail on Giant Kelp