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Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Scientific name: Neverita lewisii

Taxonomy: Kingdom Animalia → Phylum Mollusca → Class Gastropoda → Subclass Caenogastropoda → Order Littorinimorpha → Superfamily Naticoidea → Family Naticidae → Subfamily Polinicinae → Genus Neverita

Common name: Lewis's Moon Snail
Locations: Eastern Pacific
Group: Marine LifeInvertebratesSea Snails

These cruise along underneath the sand, often with just their eyes, snout, and shell visible.

When the moon snail puffs its foot up with water, it's huge relative to the shell. It can still squeeze back inside, though.

Moon snails lay their eggs in a collar shape.

Other images:
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
With egg spiral
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Moon snail under the sand, laying eggs
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
Neverita lewisii (Lewis's Moon Snail)
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