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Common Amber Snail Succinea putris

The Common Amber Snail is much smaller than the previous snails. It usually reaches only 2 centimeters when adult. Some shells however are bigger (up to 2.4 cm.). The amber colours you see are not the colours of the shell, but of the animal inside. The shell itself is transparent like glass as is shown in the bottom picture. It is rarely found far from water. It has a few very similar relatives, but of those it is the biggest one by far. It probably lives for one year only.