World's Smallest Snail Title Goes to Borneo Mollusk

Its translucent white shell has an average height of 0.027 inches (0.7 millimeters), breaking the previous record by about a tenth of a millimeter.

November 3, 2015
10:10 AM EST
The newly identified snail, the world's smallest on record, is tiny compared to the small font used in the journal ZooKeys where it is described. | Menno Schilthuizen/Naturalis Biodiversity Center