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White snail, Striped snail, Zoned snail, Maritime garden snail
This introduced snail species can produce 60 eggs per clutch and as many as 40 clutches per year.
Variable pale to dark brown markings on a cream-white background.
Native to the Mediterranean region and Western Europe. Widely distributed across southern Australia.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Produces and uses 'love darts' prior to mating. A major pest of agricultural small grain crops. Look for evidence such as empty shells.
Herbivore. Snails often target young seedlings and also eat roots and germinating seeds.
Occurs in vineyards, crops and gardens. Has invaded native grasslands in Victoria.