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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Smooth turban shells at Stonehenge Reef

Turbo cidaris P3290267
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Argenville's limpet at Stonehenge Reef

Scutellastra argenvillei P4137448
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 13th April 2013
Added: 1st April 2015
Identifications:1
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Silvertip nudibranchs at Stonehenge Reef

Janolus sp P3290291
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Kelp limpet at Stonehenge Reef

Cymbula compessa  and Turbo cidaris P3290277
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Elongate cone at Stonehenge Reef

Conus cf mozambicus P3290257
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Papery burnupena at Stonehenge Reef

Burnupena papyracea P3290239
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Variable burnupena at Stonehenge Reef

Burnupena cf lagenaria P3290210
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Pustular triton at Stonehenge

Argobuccinum pustulosum P3290209
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Location: Stonehenge Reef
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Identifications:1
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Argenville's limpets at Die Perd

Scutellastra argenvillei P3290025
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Location: Die Perd
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
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Kelp limpet at Die Perd

Cymbula compressa P3290069
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Location: Die Perd
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
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Pustular triton at Die Perd

cf Argobuccinum pustulosum P3290140
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Location: Die Perd
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 30th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Turbo sarmaticus

Turbo sarmaticus ( operculum )
By: Chris Wahlberg
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Location: Agulhas National Park
Observed: 20th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

100mm approx. - operculum outer surface with closely packed coarse nodules.

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Warty Pleurobranch

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Location: Middens Bay, Soetwater
Observed: 21st March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Fairly large Pleurobranch with pale yellow-brown colour.

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Holes in a row

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:2
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Limpit 1

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 26th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:2
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limpit

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 26th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Purple shell

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 26th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Chromodoris africana

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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 16th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Capped

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 23rd March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
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limpet

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 23rd March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:3
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Comments:5
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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
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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
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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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Aloe Snail

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th March 2015
Added: 19th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Small to medium, many of then on aloes.

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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
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Slug

slug14dec30mlacrossingEofSiphisocampkb1
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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

slug14dec29mlasiphisocampsitenrablutionblockkb1
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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso campsite near ablution block
Observed: 29th December 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Slug

slug14apr23mlawularivercrossingSofcampsitekb1
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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso River crossing SW of campsite
Observed: 23rd April 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
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On vegetation in seasonal river

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Snail, possibly Sheldonia sp.

snail14jan28jilobikb1
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Observed: 28th January 2014
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Small snail

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Semi-slug

snail08nov26pvkb1
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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 26th November 2008
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Shell translucent and mottled white.

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African Banana Slug (Elisolimax flavescens)

slug06nov16pvkb1
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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 16th November 2006
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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