Image Number: 5310018

The shell of A. fulica is narrowly conic, up to 200mm in length although 50-100 is the average. The shell color is variable but usually consists of alternating brown and cream (or white) bands; Papua New Guinea, Keravat, New Britain, Jun 1951, Dun.
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Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Suborder: Sigmurethra: Holopodopes
Family: Achatinidae
Genus: Achatina
Subject: Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Wednesday, January 9, 2013