Classification
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All Names

  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 褐雲瑪瑙螺 (非洲大蝸牛)
  • Catalan
    • Caragol gegant africà
  • Scientific Names
    • Achatina fulica
    • Lissachatina fulica
  • English
    • Giant African Land Snail
  • Indonesian
    • Bekicot

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

shengye

Date

April 29, 2016 03:51 PM AWST

Place

West, SG (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

annikaepetersen

Date

April 27, 2016 06:44 PM AWST

Description

Has two brown antennae, is about 3 inches long. Has brown a dark brown and tan striped shell.

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

d_kluza

Date

April 22, 2016 01:46 PM NCT

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

giraffe

Date

September 30, 2014 12:47 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

josestan

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

lee22102

Date

April 21, 2016

Description

It is brown snail with white and dark brown stripes in brown background.

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

marisa2001

Date

April 9, 2016 04:05 PM SGT

Description

It is brown and it has a pattern shell. About 5 cm.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

eryoung

Date

April 18, 2016 10:38 AM UTC

Description

Great African land snail on path to our room.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

April 8, 2016 12:42 AM HKT

Description

A gigantic one with shell about 11cm in length.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Date

October 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

gio

Date

March 18, 2016 08:26 PM BRT

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

gio

Date

March 14, 2016 10:05 AM BRT
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Description from Wikipedia

Achatina fulica is a species of land snail in the family Achatinidae known commonly as the giant African snail or giant African land snail. It thrives in many types of habitat in areas with mild climates, it feeds voraciously and vectors plant pathogens, causing severe damage to agricultural crops and native plants, it competes with native snail taxa, it is a nuisance pest of urban areas, and it spreads human disease. It is listed as one...

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