Lissachatina fulica

Family : Achatinidae



Native to East Africa, the African giant snail (Lissachatina fulica) stands in the list of the 100 most invasive and harmful animal species. It can live even 5-6 years and lays about 200 eggs every 2 months. Moreover it’s a carrier of the Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the nematode responsible of the eosinophil mening encephalitis © Giuseppe Mazza



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