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Asian Trampsnail

Scientific Name
Bradybaena similaris
Scientific Author
(Ferussac, 1821)
Taxonomy
(Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Bradybaenidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Shell width 2.8-13.4 mm; shell height 1.8-7.95mm, 5-6 whorls, subglobose with depressed spire, narrow umbilicus and large round lunate aperture with reflected lip and columella. Whorls increase regularly with size. Shell porcellanous with impressed sutures and sculpture of fine irregular growth lines and fine spiral striae. Shell straw-coloured or brown, sometimes with a red brown peripheral band.

References

- Ho, W.H. (1995). A review of the land-snail fauna of Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoolology, 43(1): 91-113.

- Smith, B.J. & Kershaw, R.C. (1979). Field guide to the non-marine molluscs of South-eastern Australia. Australian National University Press, Canberra, 285 pp.
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
14/04/2011 09:55 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 02:36 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Asian Trampsnail (Bradybaena similaris) Updated on 5/8/2014 2:36:22 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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