Tag Archives: Anguispira

Anguispira alternata

A tiny example of a Flamed Tigersnail

Post-embryonic juvenile of Anguispira alternata, MacJohnson Wildlife Area, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville United Co., Ontario (rgf 10.219.3960), w: 3.1 mm.

Post-embryonic juvenile of Anguispira alternata, MacJohnson Wildlife Area, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville United Co., Ontario (Forsyth collection 10.219.3960), width: 3.1 mm. In this very small example, the alternating colour pattern begins at the transition from protoconch to teleoconch.

Photos from the NB Bioblitz

In June 2013, I participated in the annual New Brunswick Bioblitz, which is organized by the New Brunswick Museum. This year the two-week long bioblitz was focusing on the Grand Lake Natural Protected Area (NPA), southeast of Fredericton, NB.┬áCheck out the Bioblitz’s blog here. Next year’s bioblitz will again be in the Grand Lake NPA. Continue reading