Pareuglypha reticulata, Lolo Pass, USA - SEM Eckhard Voelcker

 

 

Genus Pareuglypha Penard, 1902

 

Diagnosis: test yellowish or clear, pyroid and tapering toward pseudostome; fundus with large spine, covered with scales; shell round in cross-section, covered with circular or broad-elliptical or somewhat irregular, overlapping scales; pseudostome circular, sometimes with a short collar; nucleus ovular.

 

Pareuglypha reticulata, spine, Lolo Pass, USA - SEM Eckhard Voelcker
Pareuglypha reticulata, Plate scales, Lolo Pass, USA - SEM Eckhard Voelcker
Pareuglypha reticulata - Note the difference between the two shells, both from the same location. The one on top has smooth scales, while this one is covered with mineral grains and fragmented stuff - Lolo Pass, Montana, USA