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Snail

Scientific Name
Bradybaena sp.
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Taxonomy
(Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Bradybaenidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Family diagnosis. Small to large shells which vary in shape from depressed to helicoid or globose-conic. In some groups the shells are smooth and polished, or strongly sculptured and sometimes covered with a hairy periostracum. Shell colour variable.

References

- Stanisic, J. (1998). Family Bradybaenidae. pp. 1115 in Beesley, P.L., Ross, G.J.B. & Wells, A. (eds). Mollusca: The Southern Synthesis. Fauna of Australia. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing Vol. 5 Part B pp. 565-1234.
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
14/04/2011 09:53 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 02:37 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Snail (Bradybaena sp.) Updated on 5/8/2014 2:37:33 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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