Exotic Pest Reporting
Yuri Yashin, achatina.ru, Bugwood.org
Giant African snail
Giant African snail (Lissachatina fulica) is a mollusk pest of plants and crops. It is a native of Africa and was first detected in California in the 1940's.
The original infestation was eradicated and established populations are now only found in Hawaii, but may be found elsewhere as pets.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
02/19/2019 - Inching towards invasion
01/24/2019 - Giant African snail invasion
09/21/2018 - Snail bounty registration begins
09/19/2018 - Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map
09/10/2018 - The gastropods are coming
08/07/2017 - USDA training facility puts canines into action
05/11/2016 - NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System