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    • Helix pomatia
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    • Roman Snail

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Recent observations

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

jakob

Date

June 23, 2015

Place

Güttingen (Google, OSM)

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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speedy

Date

June 21, 2015

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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markus

Date

June 20, 2015 04:31 PM SAST

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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speedy

Date

June 20, 2015

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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sindic

Date

June 19, 2015 10:58 AM CEST

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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cps

Date

May 15, 2015

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

jakob

Date

June 9, 2015 05:48 PM CEST

Description

Free-climbing specimen

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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paulcools

Date

July 30, 2005 10:14 AM BST

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

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speedy

Date

May 31, 2015

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

christinadoyle

Date

May 25, 2015 05:04 PM BST

Description

A snail ... I don't know anything about snails.

Is it a water one? It is here on the pond foliage ...

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

sunny1012

Date

May 25, 2015

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

lungta

Date

May 25, 2015 02:02 PM CEST
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Description from Wikipedia

Helix pomatia, common names the Burgundy snail, Roman snail, edible snail or escargot, is a species of large, edible, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae. It is a European species. It is called by the French name escargot when used in cooking. Although this species is highly prized as a food it is difficult to cultivate and rarely farmed commercially.

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Conservation Summary

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