giant East African snail, Achatina fulica  (Stylommatophora: Achatinidae) - 5310021

giant East African snail
Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822

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Description: Size range of A. fulica. Shell 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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Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, , Australia

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Country: Australia

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Image uploaded on Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image Information last updated on Thursday, November 08, 2012