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    • Weinbergschnecke
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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

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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Square

What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

dhobern

Date

April 11, 2014

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What

Roman Snail (Helix pomatia) Helix pomatia

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

June 5, 2011

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What

Weinbergschnecke Helix pomatia

Observer

upopa_epops

Date

May 17, 2013

Description

Love darts at work!

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What

Weinbergschnecke Helix pomatia

Observer

jakob

Date

September 8, 2013

Place

Hinterhof (Google, OSM)

Description

Very healthy population in our backyard - I find it very fascinating that these creatures live up to 8 eight years, and in captivity up to 20 years! Not to mention what they do with their love darts....

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

shortie

Date

May 4, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found on a driveway not far from the beach in Ayr / Troon.

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

torwart

Date

April 27, 2013

Place

gerendal (Google, OSM)

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What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

annemirdl

Date

May 16, 2010

Description

Romansnail, Weinbergschnecke, Helix pomatia.

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Square

What

Roman Snail Helix pomatia

Observer

badgerseye

Date

June 10, 2012

Place

SG11 (Google, OSM)
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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.