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Mark Hitchcox APHIS
Wrinkled snail
Candidula intersecta

Wrinkled snail (Candidula intersecta) is a mollusk pest. It is a native of Northern Europe and was first detected in Michigan in 2004.

This snail is considered tp be a potential agricultural pest. In Europe, Candidula snails are a recognized pest of apples, pears, plums and peaches, damaging fruit while still on the tree, which allows fungal attack and fruit rot. These snails are also reported to cause feeding damage to seeds, seedlings and young plants of spring grain.

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