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Pyrgulopsis gibba

Scientific Name:Pyrgulopsis gibba
Common name:Surprise Valley pyrg
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G3 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S3 Endemic:No
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:Watch List Wetland:Yes
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Lyon Washoe
Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:2
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):Not available
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1893
Pyrgulopsis gibba data at NatureServe
Pyrgulopsis gibba photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
Identification Comments:This species is unique among members of the genus in having penial ornament of terminal gland, Dg3, and ventral gland. Shell ovate- to narrowconic; height 2.7-3.5 mm; whorls 4.0-4.75. Protoconch about 1.5 whorls, early portion weakly wrinkled and incised with weak spiral grooves. Populations are generally uniform in morphology however some vary in size, shape, and penial ornament.
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Migration Mobility:Limited abilty for dispersal as organism is tied to stable spring and spring outflow systems.
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Version Date:09/03/2019 - 12:00am

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