Observations in the Order: Eupulmonata

Common Name: True Snails

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Conical forest snail

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Twinstreams Forest
Observed: 17th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

On leaf at about 1.5 m above ground

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Tiny snails

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Location: Die Wilgers Pretoria
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 5th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Never bigger than ~1 cm

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pale snail

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Humewood, near bayworld
Observed: 3rd April 2017
Added: 4th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Comments:4
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edible snail

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Humewood, near bayworld
Observed: 3rd April 2017
Added: 4th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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Agate snail (VSWR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve
Observed: 17th February 2017
Added: 29th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Making Mr Kirk proud

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 24th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Biggest fella I've ever seen: topping 100mm

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Karoo Snail 4

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 18th October 2016
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Karoo Snail 2

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Grass climber

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By: Bushboy
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Location: TC Robertson Wetland Trail
Observed: 18th March 2017
Added: 22nd March 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Large Sheldonia, c. 20mm shell diameter

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large cannibal snail

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: boosmansbos huts int
Observed: 9th March 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

incidental millipede carcass?

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Karoo Snail

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Likely ID: Succinea
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Found in isolated veld pond after good rains

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Slug

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By: annette gerber
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Location: APU Base
Observed: 17th February 2017
Added: 18th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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A white heart for Valentine's!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 14th February 2017
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

They seem to know exactly who sticks what where. I'm completely baffled ...

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Snail on Lichen, Stofbergsfontein - 2012

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By: marlandza
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: West Coast National Park, Stofbergsfontein
Observed: 15th September 2012
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Snail turned fish food

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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 7th February 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Likely ID: Cochlitoma zebra
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Found in the fish pond

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Cochlitoma zebra

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By: outramps
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Location: Dune Molerat Trail
Observed: 25th January 2017
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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African banana slug

African banana slug
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Salt Creek
Observed: 22nd January 2017
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Mating Snails

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Location: Westville, Durban, South Africa
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 4th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Banded/striped slug

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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni 1501
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 28th January 2017
Likely ID: Lehmannia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Striped slug found in damp soil while puling out an invasive tree.

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Mid-sized fellow

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Location: Alwil garage, Uvongo
Observed: 18th January 2017
Added: 27th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Shell-length c. 90mm

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Making Hadeda fodder

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 23rd January 2017
Added: 23rd January 2017
Likely ID: Cornu aspersum
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Only my 2nd ever

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Likely ID: Sheldonia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Conical snail on aloes

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Garden snails mating

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Location: Die Wilgers Pretoria
Observed: 24th December 2014
Added: 17th January 2017
Likely ID: Cornu aspersum
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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2 Snails in the Coastal Silver Oak

First Snail in the Coastal Silver Oak (Brachylaena discolor)
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 19th November 2016
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Snail on the porch

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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 12th November 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Slow cone

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 3rd January 2017
Added: 4th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Snail

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By: AUDISSOU
Succulent Society of South Africa
Location: West of Patensie
Observed: 5th October 2010
Added: 2nd January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Agate Snail

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Location: Skukuza
Observed: 11th November 2016
Added: 18th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Shell was about 70mm long

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Trying hir luck on anything

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 14th December 2016
Added: 16th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Demented carnivorous schnauel unsuccessfully trying to attack a very indignant, well-protected Peach moth larva seeking a pupation spot. When I returned half an hour later the snail was gone and the pillar well on its way up a shrub.

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