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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On the other hand, the Cuban brown snail, Zachrysia provisoria (Pfeiffer, 1858) (Gastropoda: Pleurodontidae), consumed this same orthoboric acid--based bait and was readily killed (Capinera 2013).
Centered on one of the tiles was a very ugly brown snail.
The latter, also known as the common brown snail, is the one you're most likely to encounter in North American gardens.