Helix aspersa

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Noun1.Helix aspersa - serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
genus Helix, Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
garden snail - any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix; often destructive pests
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The machine his team eventually came up with is called the MullerOne, named after the Helix Aspersa ME-ller snail variety.
Annual activity cycles of the land snail Helix aspersa Muller in natural populations in North Western Spain Molluscan Studies, 62: 495-505.
Role of the Helix aspersa snail as a vector of Phytophthora citrophthora causing branch cankers on clementine trees in Spain.
It's now known that this is due to Helix Aspersa Muller, a substance snails produce to regenerate their own shells and skin.
The blurb accompanying the little chaps explained how the farmed snails are Helix Aspersa, a non-foraging cousin of the edible garden snail, and as such they are fed cereal and showered daily in a relatively enclosed space, without having to leg it round the garden trying to find them.
9 [micro]moles/g wet weight) in extracts of cerebral ganglia of the adult common garden snail Helix aspersa, and in later investigations, GABA was also shown to be present in cerebral ganglia extracts of the East African land snail Achatina fulica (Takeuchi et al.
Le fait d'etre dans un environnement clos peut aussi affecter negativement le taux d'oxygene disponible dans le milieu comme l'ont remarque Chernin & Michelson (1957) chez Australorbis glabratus, Cameron & Carter (1979) chez Helix aspersa.
However, in some stylommatophoran species the presence of DB cells in the connective tissue surrounding the subesophageal ganglia has also been identified (Succinea putris, Cook, 1966; Limax maximus, van Minnen and Sokolove, 1984; Helix aspersa, Marchand and Dubois, 1986).
In this study we examined whether the common introduced snail Helix aspersa (Muller) exhibits a preference for four grass species common to California grasslands.
Bacterial Flora in the Digestive Tract of Helix aspersa Muller Snails under Two Breeding Systems
They were mainly garden snails called Helix Aspersa, which were introduced by the Romans.
After coming up with the idea of eating snails - her species of choice is the garden snail or Helix aspersa - Oriole turned to the internet for advice on cooking them safely.