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Species ID 060180  
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Name New Mexico Hot Springsnail
Genus Pyrgulopsis  
Species thermalis
Synonyms Caracol (Hispanic);New Mexico Hotspring Pyrg Snail; New Mexico Springsnail , Fontelicella thermalis
Category 06   Molluscs
Legal Status
  • State NM: Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN)
  • State NM: Threatened
    Species Distribution   
  • NM: Extant
    Habitat Association AQUATIC, FULLY AQUATIC
    Food Habits
  • HERBIVORE-eats plants almost exclusively
  • HERBIVORE/GRAZER-eats grasses & forbs
      Taxonomy   (last updated 4/5/2019)
      Legal Status   (last updated 2/14/2017)
      Species Distribution   (last updated 9/15/2013)
      Habitat Association   (last updated 10/28/2011)
      Food Habits   (last updated 10/28/2011)
      Environmental Associations   (last updated prior to 6/21/2007)
      Life History   (last updated 10/28/2011)
      Management Practices   (last updated prior to 6/21/2007)