pest photo

David Cappaert, Michigan State University,
Brown lipped snail
Cepaea nemoralis

Brown lipped snail (Cepaea nemoralis) is a mollusk pest of woodlands, grasslands and meadows. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in New Jersey in 1857.

Preferring to eat dead or decaying plants and grasses, this nocturnal snail usually has 1-5 dark brown bands and a dark brown peristome or reflective lip.

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