Observations in the Class: Gastropoda

Common Name: 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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Coral nudibranch at Whittle Rock

cf Phyllodesmium horridus P5030218
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 3rd May 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
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Scaly dogwhelks at Whittle Rock

Nucella squamosa P6295838
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 29th June 2014
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
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Pink lady triton at Whittle Rock

Charonia lampas P6295888
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 29th June 2014
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
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Papery burnupena at Whittle Rock

Burnupena papyracea P6295834
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 29th June 2014
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
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Frilled nudibranch at Whittle Rock

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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 13th August 2006
Added: 21st May 2015
Identifications:1
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Crowned nudibranch at Whittle Rock

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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 13th August 2006
Added: 21st May 2015
Identifications:1
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Papery burnupena at Whittle Rock

Burnupena papyracea DSC09130
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 13th August 2006
Added: 21st May 2015
Identifications:1
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Gasflame nudibranch at Whittle Rock

Bonisa nakaza P7156871
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 15th July 2011
Added: 21st May 2015
Identifications:1
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Gasflame nudibranch at Whittle Rock

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Whittle Rock
Observed: 7th January 2008
Added: 21st May 2015
Identifications:1
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Alien snail

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Confluence, Mlalazi Estuary (s2)
Observed: 20th May 2015
Added: 20th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Countless numbers of this snail in the shallow water. Most snails 8 to 12 mm. In 25 ppt salinity.

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Pond snail

Pond snail
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Modderfontein
Observed: 12th May 2015
Added: 20th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Hamilton's chromodoris

Hamilton's chromodoris
By: Niklas Willenberg
SeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana bay, 2 Mile SW, Caves and Overhangs
Observed: 18th May 2015
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:2
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Varicose phyllidia

Phyllidia varicosa 18.5.15
By: Niklas Willenberg
SeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana bay, 2 Mile SW, Caves and Overhangs
Observed: 18th May 2015
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:2
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South African halgerda

south african halgerda Cave and overhangs 18.05.15
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Location: Caves and Overhangs
Observed: 18th May 2015
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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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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Egg Cowrie

Egg Cowrie Ovula ovum 7.05.15
By: Sam Hansen
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile NE, White Tip
Observed: 7th May 2015
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Bouchet's chromodoris

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By: lisa hengelein
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay, Anton's
Observed: 14th May 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:5
Description:

Sorry for the bad quality of the photos

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Dwarf Sea hare

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By: _jelly
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Location: Shelly point, Port Alfred
Observed: 10th March 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Smooth turban shells at Die Perd

Turbo cidaris cidaris P4270173
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Location: Die Perd
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Argenville's limpet at Die Perd

Pyura stolonifera  and Scutellastra argenvillei P4270187
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Location: Die Perd
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Limpet at Die Perd

Limpet P4270183
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Location: Die Perd
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
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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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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
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Periwinkle (St Francis)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: St Francis Bay (Harbour)
Observed: 9th May 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Periwinkle (St Francis)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: St Francis Bay (Harbour)
Observed: 9th May 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:2
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Limpet (St Francis)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: St Francis Bay (Harbour)
Observed: 9th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:2
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plough shell

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola beach
Observed: 10th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Likely ID: Bullia digitalis
Identifications:1
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Slugs on Mushroom

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 11th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Previously picked and upside down mushroom found, turned over and saw the two slugs on the cap.

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Nursery Pest

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 11th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small, 6-8mm, buries itself at base of food plant. Found on just about any plant in the nursery, in large numbers.

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