Helix aspersa

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Related to Cantareus aspersus: garden snail, Cryptomphalus aspersus
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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 genotoxic potential of active principle tebuconazole was assessed in snail embryos of the species Cantareus aspersus, in which individual changes were observed with tebuconazole doses starting from 50 [micro]g [L.
Supercooling ability is surprisingly invariable in eggs of the land snail Cantareus aspersus.
Urocyclidae Elisolimaxflavescens (Keferstein 1866) (1) Pristilomatidae Vitrea crystallina (Muller 1774) Oxychilidae Oxychilus alliarius (Miller 1822) Milacidae Tandonia budapestensis (Hazay 1881) [= Milax budapestensis] Poligyridae Triodopsis alleni (Wetherby 1883) Helicidae Cantareus aspersus (Muller 1774) [= Helix aspersa] Helix pomatia Linnaeus 1758 Bradybaenidae Bradybaena similaris (Ferussac 1821) Helminthoglyptidae Cepolis streatori (Pilsbry 1889) Monadenia fidelis (Gray 1834) Arionidae Arion hortensis Ferussac 1819 Philomycidae Philomycus carolinianus (Bosc 1802) Scolodontidae Systrophia eatoni Baker 1913 (2) S.