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Keeled Snail (Tasmaphena lamproides)

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Order: Pulmonata
Family: Rhytididae
Genus: Tasmaphena
Species: lamproides

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
1 negative

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Louisville, Mississippi
Marietta, Mississippi
Porter, Texas

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Member Notes:

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Negative bowilliamson On Jul 7, 2008, bowilliamson from Porter, TX wrote:

This little critter thinks my flowerbed is it's own delicatesa. I have tried commercial products, but the only thing that actually worked for me is- regular table salt.

Positive KevinBonham On Oct 4, 2010, KevinBonham from Hobart
Australia wrote:

Those reporting this snail from the United States are mistaken; this species is confined to southern Victoria and north-west Tasmania (Australia), and furthermore it is carnivorous so won't damage anyone's plants. Indeed I am currently looking after one of these, and I feed it common garden snails.


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