brown snail

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Synonyms for brown snail

serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings

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Cuban brown snail, Zachrysia provisoria (Gastropoda): damage potential and control.
Every California gardener knows the story: how a French emigrant to the West Coast introduced European brown snails from his native land, thinking to raise them for the table; how the domestic snails escaped, went feral, and invaded gardens up and down the state and as far away as Washington and Texas.
Slithering through your garden, the common brown snail (Helix aspersa) is usually viewed with contempt.
For preference tests, 2 species of snails [Cuban brown snail, Zachrysia provisoria (Pfeiffer, 1858) (Pleurodontidae); Asian tramp snail, Bradybaena similaris (Ferussac, 1821) (Bradybaenidae)] and 4 species of slugs [meadow slug, Deroceras laeve (O.
The larger brown snails live for up to 16 years and are very territorial.