Inflectarius ferrissi - Smoky Mountain Covert

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Links to other sites:

More about Wisconsin land snails:  Wisconsin land snails

Other Organisms:  Multiple Organisms

Terrestrial snails:  Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Great Smoky Mountains:   The National Park Service Website

A Comprehensive Nature Serve Report on Inflectarius ferrissi I. ferrissi

UW- La Crosse web site: