Common names: Cellar glass-snail
Scientific name: Oxychilus cellarius
Counties in California where collected: 13 counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Humboldt, Los Angeles Marin, Napa, San Bernardino, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Tulare (Roth and Sadeghian, 2006). Likely in Monterey, Orange and San Diego Counties.
Ecology: This snail is found in urban gardens, nurseries, garden centers and other disturbed areas in California. It is an omnivore and feeds on living plants, dead plants, fungi, feces, carrion, other snails and slugs and their eggs, earthworms and sowbugs (Grimm et al., 2009).
Description: Shiny, pale brown translucent shell up to 12mm wide. The flesh is pale blue (Forsyth 2004; Grimm et al., 2009)