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Alien snail

Observed: 22nd April 2006 By: DavidNotton
Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum
Invertebrates expert
P6030004
P5250005
P5250003
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Chocolate banded snail or Vermicelli snail (Eobania vermiculata)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
    • martinjohnbishopInvertebrates expert
    • stevegregory
      British Myriapod and Isopod Group
      Invertebrates expert
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

andyk's picture

Spectacular!

Wow - what a beauty!
Pity that it's an illegal alien.

Andy Keay

DavidNotton's picture

Eobania

Yes I like the common names, referring to chocolate and vermicelli, and the respective chocolaty brown and creamy colours of the bands on the shell. Probably it looks nicer than it tastes though!