FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
(www.MaltaFauna.com)
Papillifera papillaris  (Müller, 1774)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Mollusca / Gastropoda / Pulmonata / Clausiliidae
Clausilid Snail     Maltese name not known
Worldwide distribution:
Frequency in Malta:
Status:
Habitat:
Further Information:
This mollusc is very common and is found virtually everywhere and it has adapted itself to survivie in urban areas. The gray shell gives them a valuable survival value. This mollusc is rarely seen active. Note that this mollusc is very widespread. It has been possibly introduced with marble and such exports from its homeland Italy, Corsica and Sicily.
Special contributor, data input & photos for the Mollusca section courtesy of Owen Mifsud






Search for Papillifera papillaris  in the following online resources:
Google Yahoo Lycos Wikipedia Index to Organism Names
Google Scholar Catalogue of Life EUNIS Database NCBI Database (inc. Pubmed) Scirus
Other Links and info
Funghi & Fauna Main Page Wild Plants Main Index Close This Window
Image Code:
PAPI-PAP

(required to buy images in this page)
This website needs financial support through sponsors or advertisment - check here .
All material and data on this webpage is under the copyright of the author of this site - Stephen Mifsud / www.MaltaWildPlants.com / Malta. (2002-2010)
This research project about the flora of Malta is sponsored by: