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"Cepaea Vindobonensis" - A Couple of Pet Snails (2 pcs)

Cepaea Vindobonensis is a species of medium-sized air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod in the family Helicidae. The average snail size is about 0.8 inch or 20 mm. 


Why are snails the best pets?

  • It is easy to care for pets

  • Great pets for kids and family

  • No noise and harsh movements

  • Low cost keeping

  • Non allergic pets

  • Entire Carpathian region, eastern Alps, Balkans to Greece (Thessalía) and N Black Sea region, Moldavia, Crimea, N Caucasus, in the north to Sachsen and Poland to the Baltic Sea, isolated at Donaustauf near Regensburg


    Shell whitish or dull yellow, with up to 5 colour bands, the upper two are usually weak, 5.5-6 whorls, aperture very oblique, margin brown at the columella to almost white near the suture, umbilicus closed. 
    Differs from the other Cepaea species in its larger size and a more prominently ribbed shell. Colour less intensive than in C. nemoralis.


    Size: 17-21 x 20-25 mm


    Among shrubs, in open lands and rocky slopes, plains and warm hills, only occasionally in human settlements, in Poland mostly at S exposed and weakly vegetated valley slopes. In S Bulgaria up to 1600 m.
    Life span perhaps around 3 years.

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