This website provides information on Patera leatherwoodi (Pratt, 1971).  This species of snail was formally known as Mesodon leatherwoodi (Pratt, 1971).  Patera leatherwoodi can also be referred to as Pedernales Oval since it was discovered on the Pedernales river in central Texas (Kaufman, 1974).

The tabs on the left of the page provide an in depth look at what the Patera leatherwoodi is.  Some of the information will include how it is classified, location of its' habitat, adaptations it has undergone, its' nutrition, and characteristics of its' reproduction and life cycle.

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