Kentish Snail

Monacha cantiana

Kentish Snail (Monacha cantiana)

Also called the ‘Kentish Garden Snail’, the shell is mainly a light buff colour, graduating to a darker brown flush towards the mouth opening. Shell diameter 15mm.

Kentish Snail (Monacha cantiana)

Found in gardens, disturbed ground, waste ground, road verges and dunes. Introduced to Britain by farmers in late Roman times. Common and widespread.

Kentish Snail (Monacha cantiana)

Photographs of Kentish Snail (Monacha cantiana), taken June 2012, found under rotting log, local wood,  Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2012. Camera used Nikon Coolpix P500.

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