Slug and Snail (Class Gastropoda, Order Pulmonata) Families

Agriolimacidae
Arionidae

Helicidae
Hygromiidae

Limacidae
Lymnaeidae

Patulidae
Planorbidae

Succineidae


Slug and Snail Names

Scientific, [English], [Français], [Deutsch], [Nederlands]


Name English Français Deutsch Nederlands
Arion aterLarge Black Slug Loche noire Schwarze Wegschnecke Zwarte Wegslak
Arion circumscriptus Bourguignat's Slug Arion gris Graue Wegschnecke Grauwe Wegslak
Arion distinctus Common Garden Slug Limace horticole Garten-Wegschnecke Donkere Wegslak
Arion intermedius Hedgehog Slug Arion minuscule Igel-Wegschnecke Egel-Wegslak
Arion lusitanicus Spanish Slug Arion rouge Spanische Wegschnecke Spaanse Wegslak
Arion rufusLarge Red Slug Limace rouge Rote Wegschnecke Rode Naaktslak
Arion silvaticus Forest or Silver Arion ? Waldwegschnecke Bos-wegslak
Arion subfuscusDusky Slug Limace sombre Braune Wegschnecke Bruine Wegslak
Cepaea [Helix] hortensis Garden or White-lipped Snail Escargot des Jardins Garten-Bänderschnecke Witgerande Tuinslak
Cepaea [Helix] nemoralisBrown-lipped Snail Escargot des Bois Hain-Bänderschnecke Huisjeslak
Deroceras laeve Brown or Marsh Slug ? Wasserschnegel Kleine Akkerslak
Discus rotundatus Rounded Snail Bouton commun ou Gefleckte Schüsselschnecke Boerenknoopje
  Hélice bouton
Helix [Cepaea] hortensis Garden or White-lipped Snail Escargot des Jardins Garten-Bänderschnecke Witgerande Tuinslak
Helix [Cepaea] nemoralis Brown-lipped Snail Escargot des Bois Hain-Bänderschnecke Huisjeslak
Helix pomatia Burgundy or Roman Snail Escargot de Bourgogne Weinbergschnecke Wijngaardslak
Lehmannia marginata Tree Slug Limace des Arbres Baumschnegel Bos-aardslak
Limax cinereoniger Ash Grey/Black Slug Limace noirâtre Schwarzer Schnegel Zwarte Aardslak
Malacolimax [Limax] tenellusSlender or Lemon Slug ? Pilzschnegel Tere Aardslak
Monacha cantiana Kentish Garden Snail ? Große Kartäuserschnecke Grote Karthuizerslak
Monacha cartusiana Carthusian Snail Petit Moine Kartäuserschnecke Kleine Karthuizerslak
Planorbarius corneus Great Ramshorn Snail Planorbe corné Posthornschnecke Grote Posthorenslak
Radix balthica [peregra] Wandering Snail Limnée voyageuse Gemeine Schlammschnecke Ovale Poelslak
Succinea putris Amber Snail Ambrette amphibie Gemeine Bernsteinschnecke Barnsteenslak
Trochulus [Trichia] hispidus[a] Hairy Garden Snail Hélice veloutée ou Gemeine Haarschnecke Gewone Haarslak
  Veloutée commune
Trochulus [Trichia] striolatus[a] Srawberry Snail Veloutée de Locard Seidenhaarschnecke Rosse Haarslak

Bibliography: Identification

Gallery of Central European Molluscs (Mollusca) Arbeitskreis Mollusken NRW
The Garden Safari: Snails, Slugs and Worms Birds and Wildlife in Denmark: Mollusca


Predators:
Apodemus flavicollis

Apodemus sylvaticus

Soricidae
Talpa europaea

Erinaceus europaeus

Anas platyrhynchos

Anas querquedula

Gallinago gallinago

Anthus spinoletta

Troglodytes troglodytes

Several Turdidae

Parus palustris

Anguis fragilis

Salamandra salamandra

Cantharidae

Many Carabidae

Ocypus olens

Lampyris noctiluca

Haemopis sanguisuga
Parasitoids:
Sciomyzidae Larvae

Eggisops pecchiolii


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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