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Roman snail

Helix pomatia

Description:

White-bodied snail with a brown ram-horn shell.

Habitat:

Mossy alpine boulders.


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3 Comments

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

you have put it into the wrong category...

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

@ nitrogen,do you have limestone in your area?
BTW snail is usually categorized as other in PN.

nitrogen15
nitrogen15 8 years ago

Thanks! After checking wikipedia I'm thinking it might also be the close relative Helix pomatia, because it's at a high elevation in the alps. Unfortunately my photo doesn't show features I could use to accurately ID, though.

nitrogen15
Spotted by
nitrogen15

Bern, Bern - Berne, Switzerland

Lat: 46.95, Long: 7.44

Spotted on Jun 15, 2007
Submitted on May 16, 2011

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