Monacha cantiana

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Monacha cantiana
Helix cantiana (Sowerby).jpg
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M. cantiana
Binomial name
Monacha cantiana
(Montagu, 1803)

Monacha cantiana, common name the "Kentish snail" or "Kentish garden snail", is a species of medium-sized air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Hygromiidae, the hairy snails and their allies.

Distribution[edit]

This species is known to occur in European countries and islands including:[1]

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Life cycle[edit]

The size of the egg is 1.8 mm.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Species summary for Monacha cantiana. AnimalBase, last modified 25-01-2009 by F. Welter Schultes, accessed 17 April 2009.
  2. ^ Hlaváč J. Č. & Peltanová A. (2010). "First occurrence of the Kentish Snail Monacha cantiana (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Hygromiidae) in the Czech Republic". Malacologica Bohemoslovaca 9: 11–15. PDF
  3. ^ Commonwealth of Australia. (April 2002) "Citrus Imports from the Arab Republic of Egypt. A Review Under Existing Import Conditions for Citrus from Israel" Archived 2009-01-09 at the Wayback Machine.. Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia. Caption: Gastropods, page 12 and Appendix 2.
  4. ^ Heller J.: Life History Strategies. In: Barker G. M. (ed.) (2001). The biology of terrestrial molluscs. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK, ISBN 0-85199-318-4. 1-146, cited page: 428.

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