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Asian tramp snail (369) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Asian tramp snail

Scientific Name

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. (; and Asian trampsnail. Wikipedia. (; and from Capinera JL, White (2014) Featured Creatures: Terrestrial snails affecting plants in Florida. UF/IFAS, University of Florida. ( Photo 1 Zell H Bradybaena similaris. (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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