A total of 39 land snail species have been recorded in Jordan. They have coiled shells, built by adding new larger sections as the snails grow larger. Snails have a pair of upper tentacles with light sensors and another lower pair of feelers. Land snails produce mucus that keeps them moist, protects their delicate skin, acts as an adhesive on vertical surfaces, and serves as a repellent to predators.
Moves slowly by repeatedly stretching and contracting its body. Retracts into the shell when disturbed. Some snail species seal themselves inside their shells to hibernate in winter or during dry conditions.
Snails feed mostly on vegetation.
Near water sources, mostly in the Northern Highlands.