A selection of landshells found in the grounds of the Castle of Ambras, near Innsbruck, Austria.

Collected and identified by Helmut Nisters, Austria


Vertigo pusilla

Vertigo pygmaea

Vertigo angustior

Truncatellina cylindrica

Punctum pygmaeum


Pupilla muscorum

Vallonia costata costata

Vallonia excentrica

Discus rotundatus


Clausilia dubia dubia

Laciniaria plicata plicata

Balea biplicata biplicata

Ena montana


Helix pomatia


Return to 'Micscape' article 'The Castle of Ambras' by Helmut Nisters.

Images taken by David Walker of shells kindly supplied and identified by Helmut Nisters.

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