After my last blog post about the lack of street art snails, I was dumbfounded to walk up to the Academy of Natural Sciences in Phildelphia and see this:
The ANSP also has cool dinos in front:
Thanks to the kind welcome of Amanda Lawless, Research Assistant in the Department of Malacology, I was able to examine more Anguispira specimens, including some from Sewanee collected in the mid-19th century when Sewanee was known as “University Place”:
More holotypes. This one is from a species endemic to one small part of Kentucky:
A cornucopia of tigersnails!