Welcome snail lovers!


Have you ever wondered if there is more to a snail than its slimy body and hard shell?

Here you will learn everything you want to know about Mesodon mitchellianus.  This air-breathing terrestrial snail is often referred to as the sealed gobelet (Binney, 1885). Explore our website to find out more about its classification, habitat, nutrition, reproduction, adaptations, and some fun facts!

Karinne Couture and Elin Pool created this website for their Animal Biology class at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse to provide information regarding this specific snail species as well as some information about gastropods and pulmonates in general.




This website was created on November 11th, 2012.

Now on to Classification!