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  • German
    • Weinbergschnecke
  • Scientific Names
    • Helix pomatia
  • English
    • Roman Snail

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Recent observations

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What

Roman Snail (Helix pomatia) Helix pomatia

Observer

fereyesc16

Date

September 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

September 16, 2014 06:25 PM CEST

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

dellfalconer

Date

August 20, 2014 12:16 PM CEST

Place

Bad ISchl (Google, OSM)

Description

This is the snail used for escargot, although according to the German Wikipedia they are protected and therefore cultivated snails are used for this.

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Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

speedy

Date

August 16, 2014

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

speedy

Date

August 6, 2014

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

kcopas

Date

August 5, 2014 09:09 AM SAST

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What

Weinbergschnecke Helix pomatia

Observer

jakob

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

Hinterhof (Google, OSM)

Description

Ho does a ménage à trois work in hermaphrodites?

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

kcopas

Date

July 13, 2014 07:49 PM SAST

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

dhobern

Date

June 5, 2014 01:42 PM CEST

Description

Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758, pair mating, Søborg, Denmark, 5 June 2014

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What

Roman Snail (Helix pomatia) Helix pomatia

Observer

bburs

Date

May 27, 2014 05:48 PM SAST

Description

HUGE snails

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

dhobern

Date

May 8, 2014 08:08 AM CEST

Description

Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758, Søborg, Denmark, 8 May 2014

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

dhobern

Date

April 11, 2014
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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.

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Conservation Summary

    No range data available.