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Garden Snail - Helix aspersa
Helicinae
Helix aspersa
Type: Snail

Effect: Pest
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Location / Where this Creature is found:

Utah...

General information about Garden Snail - Helix aspersa :

AKA Cornu aspersum and Cantareus aspersus.

Snails are Gastropoda, belonging to the phylum Mollusca.

Snails are hermaphroditic. All snails can be pregnant and get other snails pregnant.
snail is a common name for almost all members of the molluscan class Gastropoda that have coiled shells in the adult stage

Snails are related to oysters, mussels, clams, squid and the octopus.

Helix pomatia is the species of snail that the French use in their gormet escargot.
The facial moisturiser, CELLTONE, is gathered from the secretions of this Snail.

This pest causes problems by:

It may be slow, but it can reduce your crops to stems if there are enough of them.

How to get rid of it:

Ducks and chickens love to eat them. They always come out during the rain. They hate freezing weather, and they hate hot and dry weather.
Copper metal is repellent to snails. A copper band around the trunk of a tree will prevent snails from climbing up the tree.
The decollate snail (Rumina decollata) will capture and eat garden snails.



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