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  • Scientific Names
    • Achatina fulica
    • Lissachatina fulica
  • English
    • Giant African Land Snail
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 非洲大蝸牛
  • Indonesian
    • Bekicot

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Recent observations

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

davidr

Date

July 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

umijin

Date

March 31, 2015 03:20 PM ChST

Description

Introduced Pest: Giant African Snail, Achatina fulica

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

June 17, 2015

Place

Malshiras (Google, OSM)

Description

These were spotted plenty in a few places in between Malinagar to Malshiras.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

June 9, 2015 12:51 AM HKT

Description

A large Giant African Land Snail 非洲大蝸牛 (Achatina fulica), shell is over 4" in length + body of about 3" in length.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

pliffgrieff

Date

May 8, 2011

Description

a copulating pair.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

pliffgrieff

Date

August 8, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 17, 2015

Description

land snail, found in rain forest

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

May 27, 2015 12:38 AM HKT

Description

I have never seen a snail like this. Is this a species of snail with translucent shell or just a condition of common 非洲大蝸牛 Giant African Land Snail (Achatina fulica)?

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

hwa18281

Date

May 20, 2015 04:30 PM AWST

Description

light brown to red-brown gradation. red-brown and peach-brown alternating color on the shell. dark black-brown color inside.

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

youngjun

Date

May 19, 2015 08:41 AM AWST

Description

A snail with light brown color on the center and black-brown color at each side. It has two long antena and two short antena below. Its bottom is white

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

samuelrigden

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

Dark and light brown in color. The size of a small ball. Found in a forest area after rain.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

loarie

Date

May 10, 2015 01:07 PM PDT

Place

hawaii (Google, OSM)
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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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