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Miami Tours | Stock Island tree snail | Everglades tours

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A large snail (adults 1.8 - 2.2 in. = 45 - 55 mm) with a high, conical shell of variable thickness, but tending to be thin and yet strong. Color ranges from

white to buff with three indistinct, brownish-purple, horizontal bands and numerous vertically oriented white to buff with three indistinct, brownish-purple,

horizontal bands and numerous vertically oriented streaks of the same color. These axial stripes are generally narrower than the whitish interspaces and

do not fork at the suture. The apex (tip of e generally narrower than the whitish interspaces and do not fork at the suture. The apex (tip of snail) and the inner

shell spiral are white. Snail body is grayish-tan without markings. Similar Species: The very similar Florida Keys tree snail can be distinguished by its brown

apex and columella, as well as its broad axial stripes that often fork near the suture. 

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