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Grass twig with snails stuck to it

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''Theba pisana'', common names white garden snail, sand hill snail, white Italian snail, Mediterranean coastal snail, or simply the Mediterranean snail, is an edible species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae, the typical snails.

This species is native to the Mediterranean region, however, it is an invasive species in many other countries worldwide. ''Theba pisana'' is a well-known agricultural pest in numerous.. more

Similar species: Pulmonata
Species identified by WildFlower
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By iryna melnyk

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Uploaded Jul 25, 2011. Captured Aug 19, 2010 15:50.
  • Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
  • f/13
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 90mm