updated Aug 12
seen? This snail
is often seen on the inside of a shell occupied by a hermit
crab. But it is usually overlooked as attention is focused on
the more animated hermit crab.
Features: 1-2cm. The shell is
thin, usually forming a pointed conical shape. May be white, pinkish
or even reddish, with fine lines.
confused with limpets which are also gastropods but which
can move about. Here's more on how
to tell apart limpets, slipper snails and similar animals.
Changi, Apr 05
slipper snails on Singapore shores