*Not detected in Michigan*
PROHIBITED IN MICHIGAN
- Shell is triangular or pyramid shaped
- Shell size is about 6-7 mm high and 10-14 mm wide
- Shells tend to be brown to yellow with a white band on the widest part
- 5-6 whorls
- Aperture (opening) of the shell is oval
Charles Olsen USDA APHIS PPQ Bugwood.org
Carlos Henckes Conquiliologistas Do Brasil
Diet: Girdled snails feed on a variety of plant materials.
Habitat: Girdled snails are often found to aggregate in large numbers in gardens and on hedges.
Native Range: Mediterranean
Local Concern: Due to this species’ tendency to aggregate in large numbers and its herbivorous habits, girdled snails pose a threat to native plant communities.