Image Number: 1265004

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
These snails are the biggest land snails on the Earth. Their dark-yellow shell with irregular dark-brown "tiger" stripes can reach 17-30 cm long. Their body is dark-gray.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Russia

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Stylommatophora
Suborder: Sigmurethra: Holopodopes
Family: Achatinidae
Genus: Achatina
Subject: Achatina achatina (Linnaeus,1758)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, July 8, 2004
Image last updated:
Wednesday, July 27, 2011