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European Brown Snail

Cornu aspersum

Description:

European Brown Snail - Cornu aspersum

3 Comments

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

I've moved this snail from the Reptiles category to the Other category for you. Snails and slugs are Mollusks which here on PN go in "Other.".

stefanos990
stefanos990 6 years ago

Thank you @bayucca. We eat them as well in Cyprus, "καράολοι" with "λαδόξυδο" ;)

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Should be καράολοι, used in Saliggaria Stiffado Saganaki.
http://www.spanishrecipesbynuria.com/oth...
http://kopiaste.org/2012/05/saliggaria-s...
Sorry for these unusual links in a nature forum ;-)...
Very similar to the Roman Snail or Burgundy Snail, Helix pomatia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helix_poma...
I do not think it is this one due to the range and the stripes on the shell.
http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/creatures...
http://www.molluscs.at/gastropoda/terres...
http://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/26821
http://www.molluscs.at/gastropoda/terres...

stefanos990
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stefanos990

Cyprus

Spotted on May 10, 2014
Submitted on May 10, 2014

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