First reported in the wild
Invasive species - risk of Medium Impact
Introduction pathways - 1
NAPRA Ireland risk assessed
"A slightly globular, strongly depressed shell of 5-6 whorls. Whorls convex with shallow sutures, slightly angled at the periphery. Umbilicus moderately wide. Mouth nearly circular with a white internal rib and with joined to the preceding whorl at an obtuse angle. Surface white to yellow-brown, opaque with strong, irregular radial ribbing and marked with dark spiral bands and blotches." (Anderson, 2005)
Native to the Mediterranean though introduced into Northern Europe (Anderson, 2005).
Date of first record category
Fifty year date category
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2022
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How can you help
Report any sightings to the National Biodiversity Data Centre.
Anderson, R. (2005). An Annotated List of the Non-Marine Mollusca of Britain and Ireland. Invertebrate Ireland Online.