Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Grove or Brown-lipped Snail

Cepaea nemoralis


Introduced species of snail originally from Europe. Large amount of color variation. Has established itself in areas in the USA.


Back yard gardens. Suburban area.


We had a rain storm today and all of the snails were out in the yard. We have a ton of these guys everywhere. They are very pretty, though I'm not sure exactly how much damage they might be doing to the plants in the garden.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


ChunXingWong 8 years ago

The first snail have such beautiful and elaborate patterns on it.
By the way, Thanks for the follow.

ForestDragon 9 years ago

Oh my gosh! I have heard of those snails but I didn't realize they were in Florida (though it doesn't surprise me with all of the invasive and introduced species they have there). Holy giant snails!

barbarossa 9 years ago

An invasive I wasn't aware of. Have you heard of these guys in Florida?

Spotted by

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team