Euchemotrema hubrichti is commonly known as the carinate pillsnail. It was originally known as Stenotrema hubrichti until it was renamed in 1988 (Anderson, 2012). The meaning of the Latin name, Euchemotrema, is “true chemical perforation” (Guill, 1960). It gets the rest of its name from Leslie Hubricht, who collected the shells for study (Anderson, 2012).

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Pulmonata
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Polygyridae
Genus: Euchemotrema
Species: Euchemotrema hubrichti
(Burch, 1962)

 Domain Eukarya:
        Organisms in the Domain Eukarya have cells with a true nucleus and an organelle bound cell membrane (Hickman et al., 2009).

 Kingdom Animalia:
      Being in the Kingdom Animalia means that the organism is multicellular and is heterotrophic, consuming another organism for food (Hickman et al., 2009).

 Phylum Mollusca:
        Animals belonging to the Phylum Mollusca have a hard external shell and soft, non-segmented bodies. They use a large muscular “foot” for crawling, digging, and grasping prey (Burch, 1962).

 Class Gastropoda:
Gastropoda, meaning “stomach foot,” includes snails, slugs, and limpets. Most have a coiled shell and coiled visceral mass (Burch, 1962).

 Subclass Pulmonata:
Being in the subclass Pulmonata means the organism has replaced the gill with a vascular lung that can breathe either air or water, depending on its habitat (Burch, 1962).

 Order Stylommatophora:
        This order is made up of land snails and slugs with two pairs of tentacles with eyes at the tips of the upper pair (Burch, 1962).

 Family Polygyridae:
This is a family of medium to large helicoid snails with reflected lips and often toothed apertures. They survive best in temperate climates and humid regions in woodland areas (Burch, 1962).

 Genus Euchemotrema:
This genus contains Polygyridae snails that have carinate, or keel like ridge, as the lip of the shell (Anderson, 2012).

 Species Euchemotrema hubrichti:
        This species was named after Leslie Hubricht (Anderson, 2012).

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