European brown garden snail – Cornu aspersum (Müller)

Helix aspersa - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, Research Branch

Cornu aspersum feeds on a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, fruit, ornamental plants and weeds. Dead animal tissue and paper products are also eaten.

Distribution in North America: Mexico, United States (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington).

Note: Cornu aspersum was previously known as Helix aspersa.

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