The large pond snail belongs to the family Lymnaeidae. The members of this family have a broad foot and a short head.
The house is light to dark brown and is often covered with a colored deposit. Due to the different habitats that these animals inhabit, there is a wide variety in the shape of the shell.
These snails are found in Europe, northern Asia and North America. They live in stagnant or slow-flowing water in low-lying areas.
This is one of the largest freshwater snails with a height of 45 - 60 mm and a width of 20 - 30 mm.