Slug and Snail (Class Gastropoda, Order Pulmonata) Families

Agriolimacidae
Arionidae

Helicidae
Hygromiidae

Limacidae

Lymnaeidae

Succineidae


Slug and Snail Names

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


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

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:
Muridae

Sorex araneus
Talpa europaea
Erinaceus europaeus

Anas platyrhynchos

Gallinago gallinago

Anthus spinoletta

Troglodytes troglodytes

Several Turdidae

Parus palustris

Anguis fragilis

Cantharidae Larvae

Many Carabidae

Ocypus olens

Haemopis sanguisuga
Parasitoids:
Sciomyzidae Larvae


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

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