- The transparent glass snail has few whorls (or coils, twists), usually only two or three.
- Shells have a diameter of about 1/4 inch.
- They mature during late autumn or early winter, lay their eggs underneath the snow, and die by spring.
- A moist body must be constantly maintained.
- This snail is assumed to be carnivorous, as it feeds on earthworms, but it will also feed on decaying leaves.

Sketch of shell