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Land snail or semi-slug

Plutonia lamarckii


Looks like a land snail with an under developed shell. Beautiful glossy brownish snail with delicate greenish patterns on the shell!


Found it on the trekking trail (Triund, Himachal Pradesh, India).


surekha 7 years ago

Thanks again, martinl. Think I'll go with it, though I could not find one that resembles more.

surekha 7 years ago

:) Thanks so much for the lead, martinl. I could track it to 'Semi-slug'
I found this on the mountains, close to wet leaves and rocks.
Looking at Plutonia lamarckii........

MartinL 7 years ago

HA!!! A cross between a snail and slug. Fascinating evolutionary link. Some call it a snug =)

surekha 7 years ago

Thanks for viewing, Emma :)

surekha 7 years ago

Not sure, Emma! It is possible as it was found on the rocks lying on the trekking track. It was also soft, so it could be growing.

Hema 7 years ago

Do you think that it's shell could have been broken?

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Himachal Pradesh, India

Lat: 32.25, Long: 76.35

Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Jul 18, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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