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Elfin Forest Snail Medley


Gastropods of the Elfin Forest

Common Name Scientific Name Comment
Morro Shoulderband Snail Helminthoglypta walkeriana    Federal Threatened Species
Big Sur Shoulderband Snail    Helminthoglypta umbilicata
Surf Shoulderband Snail Helminthoglypta fieldi
Common Garden Snail ●● Helix aspersa “Escargot” from Europe
Glass Snail ● Oxychilus draparnaudi From Philippines
White Garden Snail ● Theba pisana From Mexico
Various slugs ● Number of species, many non-native


  ● = non-native species

●● = non-native species which is or has the potential to negatively impact the natives species of the Elfin Forest.