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Mouse-eared snail Myosotella myosotis Length to 8mm<br />
Small snail, found on upper reaches of estuaries and just above splash zone on sheltered shores. Usually lives under rotting seaweed and eelgrass debris. SHELL is narrowly oval and pointed at apex. Shell mouth is oval with thickened outer and inner lips, each with 3 or more ‘teeth’. STATUS Widespread and locally common except in N
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Mouse-eared snail Myosotella myosotis Length to 8mm
Small snail, found on upper reaches of estuaries and just above splash zone on sheltered shores. Usually lives under rotting seaweed and eelgrass debris. SHELL is narrowly oval and pointed at apex. Shell mouth is oval with thickened outer and inner lips, each with 3 or more ‘teeth’. STATUS Widespread and locally common except in N

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Date: 19 Jan 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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