SLIME - Staff | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Appleseed snails (Cochilocopa lubrica). These were collected in the Rose Garden next door to the Museum by teachers attending an

SLIME - Snails and Slugs Living in Metropolitan Environments

Help us complete the first community science snail survey focusing on the urban areas of Southern California by finding snails and slugs, taking photos of them, and uploading them to the SLIME iNaturalist page.
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Jann E. Vendetti, Assistant Curator of Malacology
Ph.D. Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley, 2009
B.A. Biology & Geology, Colgate University, 2001

Jann is the Assistant Curator of Malacology at the NHM. She began in 2014 after a postdoctoral research position at California State University, Los Angeles. Prior to that she received her Ph.D. in the UC Berkeley Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology where she studied living and fossil gastropods. In addition to land snails, Jann is interested in the evolutionary biology and systematics of buccinid gastropods and sacoglossan sea slugs. 

Lindsey T. Groves, Collections Manager
M.S. Geology, California State University, Northridge, 1991
B.S. Geology, Northern Arizona University, 1983