Yellow, unbanded snail
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'Banded Snail' is another name for Cepaea species. Both brown and white lipped display the same polymorphic shell colours/bands. Yours is possibly C.hortensis, but I'm not certain enough to enter an alternative ID.
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I tend to think of banded refering to C. nemoralis and white-lipped as C. hortensis as I do simple environmental genetics investigations with A level students using C. nemoralis. I've often wondered whether you could use C.hortensis instead and you've possibly answered that for me.
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I've always called them 'hum-bug snails' but a name wasted on the younger generation. Yes, both very polymorphic, and even the lip can be the wrong colour too! (But who ever dissects out love-darts to check the species?). If you are sampling immmatures of either/both species in a population you'll never know which species you're sampling anyway.
All the best, Steve
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