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What is it?

Observed: 14th July 2011 By: Judy RJudy R’s reputation in Invertebrates
Yellow snail
Description:
Identifications
  • snail
    Confidence: It might be this.
  •  
    Likely ID
    a banded snail (Cepaea sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 7 People
    • DavidNotton
      Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum
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    • Judy RJudy R’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • Douglas
      Butterfly Conservation
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    • ianbeavis
      Tunbridge Wells Museum
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    • vburton
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBritish Mycological SocietyS159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Species interactions

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Comments

ianbeavis's picture

White or Brown-lipped snail

Unfortnately, the one thing we can't see here is the mouth of the shell. This is the constant feature which easily enables separation of these two very variable species.