Charles Olsen, USDA APHIS PPQ,

Hygromiid snails

Cernuella spp.

Hygromiid snails (Cernuella spp.) is a mollusk pest of small grains. It is a native of the Mediterranean and was first detected in Australia.

These grain pests can damage seedling crops of wheat, barley, peas, oil seeds, as well as ornamental plants.

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