- Helix contorta Linnaeus, 1758
No status defined
Value of species
The distribution of this species is Palearctic:Eurasian Wide-temperate.
It occurs in countries and islands including: Great Britain, Czech Republic - least concern (LC), Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine.
This small snail lives in freshwater habitats especially small, impoverished water-bodies and drains and marshy or peaty pools.It is also found in floodplain marshes.It seldom occurs in larger water-bodies. Bathyomphalus contortus is tolerant of acidic conditions as is Radix balthica. In Ireland it is often the only species present in pools or drains in and around raised bogs.
- Гураль Р.І., Гураль-Сверлова Н.В. Каталог прісноводних молюсків України [Електронний ресурс]. – 2018. – 317с.