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Achatina fulica – Giant African Snail Large snail on a section of cut bamboo.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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This snail is native to East Africa, but it has been widely introduced to other parts of the world. It is listed as one of the 100 of the World&#039;s Worst Invasive Alien Species. Achatina fulica,Bandung,Geotagged,Giant African Snail,Indonesia,Java,Lissachatina fulica,Spring,West Java,invasive species,snail Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Achatina fulica – Giant African Snail

Large snail on a section of cut bamboo.

Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.

This snail is native to East Africa, but it has been widely introduced to other parts of the world. It is listed as one of the 100 of the World's Worst Invasive Alien Species.

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''Lissachatina fulica'' is a species of large land snail that belong in the Achatinidae family. It is also known as the giant African snail or giant African land snail.

This snail species has been considered a significant cause in pest issues around the world. Internationally, it is the most frequently occurring invasive species of snail.

Outside of its native range this snail thrives in many types of habitat in areas with mild climates. It feeds voraciously and is a vector.. more

Similar species: Land Snails And Slugs
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Apr 16, 2016. Captured Nov 2, 2011 06:56 in Jl. Lavender No.8, Ciwaruga, Parongpong, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
  • E-10
  • f/11.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO80
  • 30mm