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Brown Lipped Snail

Cepaea nemoralis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Cepaea nemoralis (Brown Lipped Snail) is a species of Gastropoda in the family Helicid snails. They are native to the Palearctic. Dead Brown Lipped Snail form shallow marine sediments. They are nocturnal herbivores. Individuals can grow to 18 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care and female provides care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Brown Lipped Snail. View this species on GBIF