Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1329-2052-2;
The Panhandle pebblesnail, scientific name Somatogyrus virginicus, is a species of very small or minute freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Hydrobiidae. This species is is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.Snail is a common name for almost all members of the molluscan class Gastropoda that have coiled shells in the adult stage. When the word is used in a general sense, it includes sea snails, land snails and freshwater snails. Otherwise snail-like creatures that lack a shell (or have only a very small one) are called slugs.
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