Taxonomy

Candidula intersecta | Wrinkled Snail

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Least Concern

Native status

Non-native

First reported in the wild

Uncertain

Invasiveness

Invasive species - risk of Medium Impact

Irish status

Established

Introduction pathways - 1

Uncertain

Invasive score

15

NAPRA Ireland risk assessed

No

Species Biology

Identification

"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)

Broad environment

Terrestrial

Species group

Invertebrate

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Native distribution

Native to the Mediterranean though introduced into Northern Europe (Anderson, 2005).

Temporal change

Date of first record category

Unknown

Fifty year date category

Unknown

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2019

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How can you help

Report any sightings to the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

References

Publications

Anderson, R. (2005). An Annotated List of the Non-Marine Mollusca of Britain and Ireland. Invertebrate Ireland Online.

Invertebrate Ireland

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species