Land snail

Description
A large land snail shell with its operculum (not shown in image). Miss Linter purchased it for £1.15 when Mr Barclay’s collection was sold over 100 years ago.
Accession Loan No.
1720/1909/107
Collection Class
Molluscs
Common Name
land snail
Simple Name
mollusc: shell
Full Name
POMATIIDAE: Tropidophora (Ligatella) deburghiae: land snail
Dimensions
shell H mm; shell width mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Linter, Miss Juliana Emma (from the collection of): Barclay, Sir David William (from the collection of)
Collection Country
Madagascar
Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collection Continent
Africa
Phylum
MOLLUSCA
Family
POMATIIDAE
Genus
Tropidophora (Ligatella)
Species
deburgiae

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