giant East African snail, Achatina fulica  (Stylommatophora: Achatinidae) - 5444583

giant East African snail
Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: A Giant African Snail, /Achatina fulica/, climbs the side of a City of Miami waste bin, suggesting a possible vector by which the snail might be transported around the city.
Image type: Field
Image location: Miami, Florida, United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Andrew Derksen
Organization: FDACS/DPI
Country: United States

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Image Number: 5444583

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Monday, October 03, 2011
Image Information last updated on Friday, October 07, 2011