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Striped Snail

Cepaea vindobonensis


Cepaea is a genus of medium-sized air-breathing land snails. The shells of species within this genus are often brightly colored and patterned with stripes.


Among shrubs, in open lands and rocky slopes, plains, warm hills, and vegetated valley slopes.

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Striped Snail
Cepaea Cepaea

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iPhotography 7 years ago

Thank you very much for your info Annika! Yes I think this species must be the Cepaea Vindobonensis. For more info on Wikipedia:

Thank you again for helping me ID this species! :)

Annika 7 years ago

This snail might be Monacha spp. (in your region), Cepaea spp. (not in your region but the descriptions fit better), or Theba pisana (description and location match). Any suggestions?

This site was helpful as well:

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رشت, گيلان‎, Iran

Spotted on Aug 13, 2013
Submitted on Aug 13, 2013

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