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Giant African snail

Achatina fulica

Description:

Hatched/hatching eggs of the Giant African snail (see spotting of the snail here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/692...).

Habitat:

This spotting: large semi-urban yard/garden next to a disturbed patch of remnant forest.

Notes:

An invasive species all too common in my garden. One of the top 100 invasive species in the world (http://www.issg.org/database/species/sea......).

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4 Comments

CandiceB
CandiceB 8 years ago

Wow I never knew! Thanks

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Yes. See the reference listed on the right side :-)

CandiceB
CandiceB 8 years ago

Snails lay eggs?

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

one of the most invasive species as of now in our part of India.Farmers are really facing a big problem controlling the numbers of this organism
check out this one http://jharli.blogspot.com/

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Indonesia

Spotted on Sep 16, 2011
Submitted on Sep 16, 2011

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