| Elimia, Pleuroceridae, Gastropods|
Elimia showalteri, common name the compact elimia, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Pleuroceridae.
Elimia showalteri Wikipedia
Elimia showalteri has a large, robust, smooth shell boldly colored brown and/or green shell.
Elimia showalteri is agill-breathing snail. It is genetically very similar to the lacy elimia Elimia crenatella.
This snail lives in the United States.
Compact elimia are found grazing individually throughout shoal habitats.