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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bark snail

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Madweleni house, EC
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
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High concentration of Theba pisana

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By: Les Powrie ZA
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: 45 d'Urban Street, Bothasig, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa
Observed: 14th April 2016
Added: 14th April 2016
Likely ID: Theba pisana
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

An unusual concentration of Theba pisana (various sizes, but mostly above 10mm size range) within 0.25 square metre. About 80 Theba pisana, 10 Corna aspersusm and 5 small conical snails on clump of Clivia miniata clump. There were less than about 20 snails visible at the same time in the surrounding garden within about 10 square metres, including on other Clivia and geophytic plants with blade leaves. Some of these 20 or so snails were wandering on the ground, some on plants.

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Wow this Viagra is amazing!

Wow this Viagra is amazing!
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Dwesa main track twixt cottages and Kobole River
Observed: 12th March 2016
Added: 14th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Common Garden Snail

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Location: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 10th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Check out https://youtu.be/9v1yuhOi5hE for an all action movie of the wrestling match between predator and prey

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Snail

Snail
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Morgans Bay Cliff Trail
Observed: 7th March 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Likely ID: Cochlitoma zebra
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Banana Slug

Banana Slug
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Morgans Bay - Incarha Drive
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 8th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

on Malva …

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Snail

Snail
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Morgans Bay to Kei River Mouth
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Likely ID: Cochlitoma zebra
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Banana Slug

Banana Slug
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Incarha Drive Morgans Bay
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 5th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Snails

Snails
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Yellowwood Forest camp site Morgans Bay
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 5th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Banana Slug

Banana Slug
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Yellowwood Forest camp site Morgans Bay
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 5th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Deep contemplation, or concentration for constipation?

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 26th March 2016
Added: 27th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Hir tail was waggling, but the tentacles deeply withdrawn

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Pretty snail - ?Trachycystis?

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Location: Baja Woodpile
Observed: 19th March 2016
Added: 25th March 2016
Likely ID: Trachycystis
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Tiny little snail (see comparison of shell to thumb) on rubble wall where woodpile used to be...

Trachycystis?

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Snail with a tail

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini R
Observed: 24th March 2016
Added: 25th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Shell about 2 cm diameter. Has a small tail which it wags

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Slug

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 17th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Length about 6 cm

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Arboreal Tailwagger Snail (Sheldonia cornea)

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 18th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Edouardia sp. on Pteris tremula on Afrocarpus falcatus

Edouardia sp. on Pteris tremula on Afrocarpus falcatus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Nature's Valley
Observed: 13th February 2016
Added: 18th February 2016
Likely ID: Edouardia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Ooh baby, you make my foot curl!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Nkomba Reserve, Pennington
Observed: 7th February 2016
Added: 17th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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That ain't breedin'; it's gotta be feedin'

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 16th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:8
Description:

A birl's gotta look after hir shell!
It took about an hour and a half for the large battered old beast to scrape the smaller fresher fellow out its shell then head for cover with the "dop" securely in the "boot" for some much-needed slow-release calcium supplement

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Dewy huey

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By: Bushboy
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Location: TC Robertson River Trail
Observed: 3rd February 2016
Added: 16th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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spiked snail

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Virginia Bush
Observed: 15th January 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Garden Slug Arion species

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 23rd November 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Likely ID: Arion
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Moss Snails Cochlicopa species

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 13th December 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Garden Snail Cornu aspersum

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 12th December 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

At garden wall.

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Spanish Snail (Theba pisana)

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 9th December 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

At house wall.

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Spanish Snail (Theba pisana)

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 5th December 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:4
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Spanish Snail (Theba pisana)

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 2nd December 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

At the garden wall.

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Spanish Snail (Theba pisana)

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 1st December 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:4
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snail shell

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By: mary hunter
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Location: Cola Beach
Observed: 23rd August 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Landslak

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Nylstroom
Observed: 28th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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One of the slower caddies

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Scottburgh Golf Course
Observed: 28th January 2016
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Tough ol' fella, too experienced - or hot - to withdraw all the way into its shell to ease the ID. I put it back into a shady damp spot under the trees.

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