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Life Friuli Fens - Conservation and restoration of calcareous fens in Friuli

Vertigo angustior - Ira Richling

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INVERTEBRATES

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False ringlet (Coenonympha oedippus)space
white-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes fulcisianus)space
Narrow-mouthed whorl snail (Vertigo angustior)space
Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus)space
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FISHES

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AMPHIBIANS

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REPTILES

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BIRDS

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MAMMALS

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PHOTO GALLERY
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LIFE FRIULI FENS

Vertigo angustior

 

Narrow-mouthed whorl snail
92/43/EEC Directive ann. II

 

It is a Palearctic distribution specie of small dimensions (about 2 x 1 mm), it is one of the few left hand snail, its colour is pale yellow brown and shiny.
It lives mainly in the more humid areas like woods edges, near ditches, under stones, in litter, in wet meadows and peat bogs. The species of Community interest Vertigo angustior is near water, on plants or in the mud of the shore.
It is considered a good indicator of environmental quality.

 

Elena Missio

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