Cochlicella acutaCommon name: Pointed Snail

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Reported mostly from coastal areas of southern Australia.

Description: This snail grows a shell to approximately 20 millimetres in length. It colour is variable but usually has a creamy-white background with brown markings.

Notes: This snail is native to parts of Europe. It has been introduced to Australia and become a pest species.


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