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I looked out of the glass patio door at noon time, and I saw another snail on the patio floor. At 4:00 p.m., I went out on the patio, and picked up this snails shell, and I then took it inside my house with me, so I could take some photos of it. The colors of this snails shell, was different shades of brown, and white. This snails shell, was three eights of an inch wide, and three eights of an inch high. The inside of this shell, had some wet, jelly-like substance in it. This shell, had four whorls on it. On the other side of this shell, you can see the whorls and the growth lines on this shell. The top of the shell, is called the apex. The inside of this shell, was white. The aperture lip, was also white. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastropoda
Snails and slugs, live under logs, rocks, and other forest debris. Some are arboreal ( on trees and shrubs ). Snails are found in: tropical rainforests, subtropical rainforests, dry rainforests, temperate rainforests, Eucalypt forests and woodland communities, native grasslands, limestone outcrops, and other litho-refugia ( rocky outcrops ). Very few native snails, have adapted to areas of exotic vegetation e.g., pastures, suburban backyards, and plant nurseries.
At noontime, I spotted another snails shell, lying on the patio floor. At 4:00 p.m., I took this snails shell, inside my house with me, so I could take some photos of it. This is the second snails shell, that I saw lying on the patio floor. Each of two shells, were different from each other. Two different species.
Lat: 27.79, Long: -81.49
Spotted on Jan 4, 2017
Submitted on Jan 5, 2017