||it is native to southwestern England and Wales,
Ireland, western France, Switzerland, and the Mediterranean countries of
Europe and Africa. It has been introduced into the Atlantic islands, South
Africa, Somaliland, and western Australia.
the shell is subglobose
with a moderately depressed spire. The adult shell has 5 1/2 to 6 slightly
convex whorls. The shell is opaque and moderately solid. The aperture
of the shell is rounded and lunate and only slightly oblique. The lip
of the aperture is sharp, some specimens show a thickening inside the
lip. It is is a cross-fertilizing hermaphrodite.
||during dry weather, most slugs and snails
aestivate hidden under logs or stones or buried in the earth. However, white
garden snail aestivates in the open on trees, fences, and other vertical
||in the western coasts of Norhern Adriatic
Sea it can be found on the dunes and in few other environments of the lagoon
edge area and of lagoon islands.
||the laying of the eggs takes place from June