Cepaea hortensis

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 05/09/20

A white Lipped snail photographed by Camila in the Horseradish field of Ten Acres on a horseradish leaf.

Cepaea hortensis, Common Names – White Lipped Snail

Conservation status – Common.

Category – Snails

Find out more on the Wildlife Trust website.

Habitat

The white lipped snail prefers to eat hogweed, ragwort and nettles and it likes damp environments which means its a common sight along the river rea in Ten Acres where you can find comon hogweed and nettles in abundance on the river edges.

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