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Gilled Aquatic Snail (Prosobranch)

Photo of a gilled aquatic snail

Prosobranch snails breathe with gills, and they also possess a hard trapdoor-like operculum. In Missouri, these types of snails are most commonly encountered in the Ozarks. There are about 20 species in Missouri.

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