Mollusc - Brown Lipped Snail
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 18th July 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Mollusc - Brown Lipped Snail

Taken at Doonfoot on 6th October 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5in macro mode.  Fact File


Taken at Strathclyde Park on 11th June 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Mollusc - Brown Lipped Snail.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Cepaea nemoralis.
Stylommatophora.
Helicidae.
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The colour of the shell is very variable; it can be reddish, brownish, yellow or whitish, with or without one or more dark-brown colour bands. The thickened and slightly out-turned apertural lip is usually dark brown, rarely white.
18 - 25 mm.
12 - 22 mm.
Very wide range of habitats from dunes along the coastline, to woodlands with full canopy cover.
Feeds mainly on dead or senescent plants