Air-breath­ing land snail

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(Can­didula in­ter­secta) Found through­out the Bri­tish Isles and Europe and ac­ci­den­tally in­tro­duced to a num­ber of other coun­tries from Aus­tralia and New Zealand to North Amer­ica, this small snail can be a se­ri­ous pest of crops. The five con­vex whorls on the shell are the best aid to iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. The name is con­fus­ing: all land snails are air-breath­ing, un­like those that live un­der wa­ter

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