brown snail


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Noun1.brown snail - 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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For preference tests, 2 species of snails [Cuban brown snail, Zachrysia provisoria (Pfeiffer, 1858) (Pleurodontidae); Asian tramp snail, Bradybaena similaris (Ferussac, 1821) (Bradybaenidae)] and 4 species of slugs [meadow slug, Deroceras laeve (O.
Centered on one of the tiles was a very ugly brown snail.
Slithering through your garden, the common brown snail (Helix aspersa) is usually viewed with contempt.