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Snails & slugs

Giant slug

This giant slug was trying to cross the road… Mollusca: Gastropoda: Arionoidea (slugs) Meghimatium fruhstorferi = yama-namekuji

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Door snail

Mollusca: Pulmonata: Clausiliidae Door snail= kiseru-gai Location: In sweet chestnut grove next to Munakata Common (Google map)

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Land snail

Mollusca: Pulmonata: Bradybaenidae Euhadra peliomphala Land snail = mizuji-maimai Location: Mikan orange grove under Kodaijiyama (Google map)

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Pet Snail

Rei found a very nice snail (katatsumuri) and decided to keep “him” as a pet. We’re keeping him in a plastic box, with soil, leaves, twigs, and food (cabbage, carrot skins, and egg shells). He seems to be doing pretty … Continue reading

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