This rather gnarled creeper snail is sometimes seen near and on mangrove
tree roots or stuck to logs near the low water mark.
Features: About 2-3cm long.
Shell thick with irregular ribbing and rather knobbly look. It is
believed to eat microalgae.
Pulau Semakau, Feb 08
creeper snails on Singapore shores
Chek Jawa, Dec 2016
Photo shared by Ivan Kwan on facebook.
- Tan Siong
Kiat and Henrietta P. M. Woo, 2010 Preliminary
Checklist of The Molluscs of Singapore (pdf), Raffles
Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore.
- Tan, K. S.
& L. M. Chou, 2000. A
Guide to the Common Seashells of Singapore. Singapore
Science Centre. 160 pp.
- Abbott, R.
Tucker, 1991. Seashells
of South East Asia.
Graham Brash, Singapore. 145 pp.