Bark Snaggletooth, being part of the class Gastropoda, has developed torsion in its body plan and coiling with its shell (Roberts et al, 2007). Since the body plan has torsion, Bark Snaggletooth has adapted to avoid the problem of fouling (Roberts et al, 2007). Also, Bark Snaggletooth is terrestrial; so, it has lungs rather than gills. It even has two pairs of invaginable tentacles; the tips of the tentacles having eyes at the end of them ( Invaginable meaning to put a section or organ back into itself ( Then, being part of the genus Gastrocopta, it has developed a rhythmic locomotion (Pilsbry, 1948). The rhythmic locomotion occurs because it has a split in its foot; so, Bark Snaggletooth seems that it is almost walking in a bit of a rhythm (


Some more specifics on Bark Snaggletooth, besides its rhythmic locomotion, is that it is scientifically known as Gastrocopta corticaria. Some things specific to the species is having a shell that is a translucent-white and cylindrical shaped with faint growth lines on it. It has five and a half convex whorls and a thin peristome (Pilsbry, 1948). The aperture is an irregular oval and has two visible teeth showing in it (the teeth and body size are generally more reduced in Gastrocopta corticaria compared to other Gastrocopta) (Pilsbry, 1948).




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