Welcome to the domain of this rare individual, Mesodon andrewsae.  It is commonly known as the Balsam Globe.  Here we will share general information about the snail and more specifically its known inhabitance, feeding habits, interactions with other species, and how it reproduces as well.   There is still much to discover about the snail being that it is an organism that is not commonly reported.  The scientific name for the Balsam Globe can be broken down from the Greek language - Mesodon is divided into "Mes(o)" for "Middle" and "odon" for "tooth" (Etymology 2010). 

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