Pacific sideband

Monadenia fidelis

''Monadenia fidelis'', common name the Pacific sideband, is a medium-sized species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Monadeniidae.

This species of snail creates and uses love darts.
Pacific sideband snail Fortunately for me this fellow is a slow mover giving me lots of time to take photos. A great subject! Canada,Geotagged,Monadenia fidelis,Pacific sideband,Spring

Distribution

This land snail is endemic to the Pacific Coast of North America from southern Alaska to northern California. At 22 to 36 mm wide, it is the largest Washington land snail species.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderStylommatophora
FamilyBradybaenidae
GenusMonadenia
SpeciesM. fidelis