Helix aspersa (Müller) - European Brown Garden Snail
Helix aspersa feeds on a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, fruit, ornamental plants and weeds. Dead animal tissue and paper products are also eaten.
Distribution in North America: Mexico, USA (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington).
Information we provide to the plant industry and scientific community includes:
- Pest Fact Sheet
- Policy Directives
- D-09-01 - Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of the European brown garden snail
- D-96-20 - Canadian Growing Media Program, prior approval process and import requirements for plants rooted in approved media
- D-95-26 - Phytosanitary requirements for soil and related matter, alone or in association with plants
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