Rosy Predator Snail, Rosy Wolf Snail, (Euglandina rosea)

Order: Pulmonata
Family: Spiraxidae
Genus: Euglandina
Species: rosea (RO-zee-a) (Info)

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Atlantic Beach, Florida
Summerville, South Carolina
Colmesneil, Texas
Spring, Texas

Members' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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Positive

On Sep 1, 2008, ceejaytown from The Woodlands, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I'll be glad to give this guy a positive rating. Whenever I am lucky enough to find one in my yard, I place it under my low-growing plants - such as hostas, and let it feast on the native snails that are so destructive. Go Rosy!!

Neutral

On May 9, 2007, barksy from Brisbane,
Australia (Zone 10a) wrote:

This snail eats other snails. In it's natural range, its a plus. However, it has been introduced to some tropical islands (in order to control other introduced snails). On the islands, the rosy predator wreaks havoc on native snails and may have led to some extinctions.

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