Photo 1. Collection of Asian tramp snails, Bradybaena similis, showing the variation of shell colour.
Photo 2. Shells of the tramp snail, Bradybaena similis, showing outward curling of the lip at the mouth of the shell; this lip is white (on some shells).
Asian tramp snail
Bradybaena similaris; previously, Helix similaris.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Mani Mua
Information from Brodie G & Barker GM (2012) Bradybaena similaris (Rang, 1831). Family Bradybaenidae. Introduced land snails of the Fiji Islands. Fact Sheet Series, No. 2. USP, Fiji; and Bradybaenidae. Terrestrial Mollusc Tool. USDA, University of Florida. (http://idtools.org/id/mollusc/factsheet.php?name=Bradybaenidae); and Asian trampsnail. Wikipedia. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_trampsnail); and from Capinera JL, White (2014) Featured Creatures: Terrestrial snails affecting plants in Florida. UF/IFAS, University of Florida. (http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/gastro/terrestrial_snails.htm). Photo 1 Zell H Bradybaena similaris. (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bradybaena_similaris_01.JPG).
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