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...and H. pomatia is only a European snail.
No... Not Helix. The pic may be deceiving. My snail is about 5mm across and flattened. It is Xolotrema.
@sroot.According to this chart,this definitely is a Helixhttp://www.petsnails.co.uk/documents/spe... We have beautiful snails out here and I am looking for a snail expert.Same species can have a different colored body and a different colored shell ,other things remainig the same.
usually Helix Pomatia are found in regions with limestone/ We have a lot of limestone and a lot of Helix pomatias too.
No... No limestone whatsoever. Is there usually a link between available calcium and the number of whorls? I thought it was just an indicator of age?
Looks like the shell has five whorls. Do you have limestone in the soil?
Spotted on Nov 12, 2011 Submitted on Nov 12, 2011