Learning about land snails!

When you go on a nature hike you may notice the birds flying above you or the deer hiding in the brush, but have you ever thought about the fact that there are tiny creatures living underfoot?

Vertigo morsei (Sterki, 1894) is one of many terrestrial snails.  It fills an important ecological niche; however, there is still little knownPerez snail about this fascinating but endangered being.

Please take some time to discover a few key facts about this specific snail, otherwise known as the Six-whorl Vertigo.  Find out the meaning behind its common name on the Classification page!


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To find out about other snails native to Wisconsin, check out the website Wisconsin Land Snails.

To explore the details about other organisms, start by looking at previous student-created websites found on Multiple Organisms.

Get the learning started by heading on over to Classification!