World’s tiniest snail record broken with a myriad of new species from Borneo

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  • November 3, 2015
  • The world’s record for the smallest land snail is broken once again. A minute shell with an average diameter of 0.7 mm was found in Malaysian Borneo by a team of Dutch and Malaysian biologists along with another 47 new species of greatly varying sizes. Called ‘dwarf’ (“nanus” meaning “dwarf” in Latin), the new snail, […]