A selection of landshells found in the grounds of the Castle of Ambras, near Innsbruck, Austria.

Collected and identified by Helmut Nisters, Austria

 


Vertigo pusilla


Vertigo pygmaea


Vertigo angustior


Truncatellina cylindrica

Punctum pygmaeum

 


Pupilla muscorum


Vallonia costata costata


Vallonia excentrica


Discus rotundatus

 


Clausilia dubia dubia


Laciniaria plicata plicata


Balea biplicata biplicata


Ena montana

 


Helix pomatia

 

Return to 'Micscape' article 'The Castle of Ambras' by Helmut Nisters.


Images taken by David Walker of shells kindly supplied and identified by Helmut Nisters.

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