em663's picture

Girdled snails

Observed: 23rd September 2012 By: em663
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
em663’s reputation in Invertebratesem663’s reputation in Invertebratesem663’s reputation in Invertebrates

Alien snails! Spotted in West Yorkshire.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


JonathanWallace's picture

"Alien snails" because they

"Alien snails" because they are not native to this country but also rather apt as the shells have a distinct resemblance to the flying saucers of old American B-movie science fiction films!

Jonathan Wallace

em663's picture

Yes, they really do!

Yes, they really do!

Martin Harvey's picture


Judging by the NBN map link you're on the northern edge of the range at the moment (apart from one found in Glasgow).

Entomologist and biological recorder

em663's picture

Pretty much! Quite exciting

Pretty much! Quite exciting really. There are loads of these snails at the site too.