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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French Snail

French Snail
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Rondebosch Common
Observed: 6th June 2015
Added: 12th June 2015
Identifications:1
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Agate snail (Sardinia NR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Sardinia Bay NR
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 28th May 2015
Likely ID: Cochlitoma zebra
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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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: Kleinmond Three Sisters Trail shale band lower slopes Jeans Hill to neck
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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(Semi-)desert snail

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Location: Unnamed Road, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 23rd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Agate snail (Paterson)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Paterson station
Observed: 11th May 2015
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:2
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Spanish snail

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Location: Langezandt
Observed: 9th May 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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When is a snail a slug?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th May 2015
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:5
Description:

Found this hanging on a thread from a tree branch, not the usual way to find snail or slug. Appears to have a incomplete shell, not sure if this slug or snail. Small.

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(Semi-)desert snails

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Location: Unnamed Road, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Agate Snail

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Location: Medike
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Agate Zebra Snail

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By: outramps
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Location: Robberg
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

I have never seen so many in 1 place.

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Giant African Snail

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Location: Wilderness
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 13th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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SLug

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: giba gorge 4
Observed: 18th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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carnivorus snail

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: giba gorge 4
Observed: 18th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

I thought I saw the snail shot out a white mouthpart or something at the slug, after which the slug turned around. Didn't observe the outcome.

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Semi-slug

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 21st December 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Slug

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso river crossing E of campsite
Observed: 30th December 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Slug

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso campsite near ablution block
Observed: 29th December 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Slug

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso River crossing SW of campsite
Observed: 23rd April 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

On vegetation in seasonal river

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Snail, possibly Sheldonia sp.

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Observed: 28th January 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small snail

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Semi-slug

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 26th November 2008
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Shell translucent and mottled white.

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African Banana Slug (Elisolimax flavescens)

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 16th November 2006
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Large Snail

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Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed: 14th March 2015
Added: 14th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Spanish Snail

Spanish 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: Tokai Park walkway SE corner
Observed: 25th January 2015
Added: 14th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Slug

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Location: Kruisrivier
Observed: 14th March 2015
Added: 14th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Slugs used to be common.

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slug

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island Sedgefield
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Giant land snail

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mlalazi Nature Reserve
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Likely ID: Cochlitoma zebra
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Shell about 6 cm long.

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Giant Snail

Giant snail
By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Slak

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Location: Manie van der Schijff Botaniese Tuin
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 15th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Thar' she blows

uh-oh, I'm in the sun!
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Avenue, Scottburgh
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Large grey slug chose quite the wrong wall to sleep off its nocturnal shenanigans. The first picture shows the fella waking in the noon sun, extending its resting length of some 7 cm to a high-speed 9 or 10 in the dash for shade. Other pictures taken earlier this morning, before the sun reached its spot.

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garden snail

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: the island,sedgefield
Observed: 20th January 2013
Added: 6th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:4
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Super slug

Banana slug
By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 14th August 2014
Added: 6th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

About the length and thickness of my index finger.

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