Image Number: 1318026

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Despite their small size, these 1/4-inch-wide snails (called Zonitoides arboreus) are capable of destroying the thick corky roots of the orchid plant.
Image type:
Field
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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Family: Zonitidae
Genus: Zonitoides
Subject: Zonitoides arboreus (Say, 1816)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Orchidales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subject: orchids
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, December 11, 2006