Xerotricha conspurcata

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Xerotricha conspurcata
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Xerotricha conspurcata shells
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra
Superfamily: Helicoidea
Family: Hygromiidae
Subfamily: Hygromiinae
Tribe: Helicellini
Genus: Xerotricha
Species: X. conspurcata
Binomial name
Xerotricha conspurcata
(Draparnaud, 1801)

Xerotricha conspurcata is a species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Hygromiidae. This snail is native to the Mediterranean region of Europe. This species makes and uses love darts as part of mating behavior.


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