Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 00:11:57 -0500
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From: Mary Canada <moonlight@EMI.NET>
Subject: Re: Hi, folks.
The Cerith shaped one is probably Melanoides tuberculata (Muller, 1774)
(an invasive species in Lake Okeechobee, Florida).
The brown rams-horn shaped one could be Planorbis corneus
Or they could be other aquarium snails!
Art Weil wrote:
> Dear Conklers;-
> I took a poll. And more people asked me NOT to re-publish my
> Flying Pig Christmas poem,---than otherwise. OK. Yas dont recognice
> talant, jenius.
> On a shell subject: I Still want to put a name to the snails
> that come on greens in my fresh-water aquarium. There's two kinds:
> both brownish, about 1 to 1 1/2 cm.
> One is rams-horned shaped. The other is Cerith shaped. Shirley, you
> have some of these in your own aquaria. What, in the name of Hillery
> Clinton, are they??
> And: I wish all you shellers out there a very Merry Christmas.
> Just remember: It is more blessed to give than to receive---but a lot
> more fun to receive.