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Vineyard snails

Cernuella virgata

Description:

Common snails in Andalusia on a Castor oil plant.

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39 Comments (1–25)

staccyh
staccyh 8 years ago

Love your photos.

psadoway
psadoway 9 years ago

I have only ever seen to snails together

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks ulvalactuca77!

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 10 years ago

That's so cool!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks, AlikaKay!

AlikaKay
AlikaKay 10 years ago

Beautiful shot! I have never seen anything like this, thank you for sharing!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thank you misako.hill and SeemaPatel. This plant looks like wearing a snails armour, hahahaha

misako
misako 10 years ago

cool!

Seema
Seema 10 years ago

Oh my God..yesterday I saw a cactus floral spike populated with snails...but never this abundance..

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks for your comments Leuba, CherreyMae and ArgyBee!
I love sharing things like this, because it is common in the south of Spain

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Fantastic spotting.
I wonder if they know it's a castor oil plant.
I wonder how much superglue was needed? :)

iamcherreymaiya
iamcherreymaiya 10 years ago

it's like a beach art.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Well, Ashish, I have no idea if the are hurting the plant, I just know they climbed up in order to protect themselves from the hot.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

Castor oil - yum !! - looks like a work of art. It is truly an amazing sight -well done!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Oh.... they look like a Pest...

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks Matthew!
I think you have a great collection

MatthewKritzer
MatthewKritzer 10 years ago

Really good spot...

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks Ava and LarsKorb !
It is just Nature :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

fantastic catch

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

What beautiful snail art!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

It's like the invasion of killers snails!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

What wonderful, slightly surreal images!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks Emma!
This is usual on summer

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

Awesome!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 10 years ago

Thanks p.young! They are still waiting for the fall rains...

Noe and Pili
Spotted by
Noe and Pili

Málaga, Andalucía, Spain

Spotted on Sep 3, 2011
Submitted on Sep 5, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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