Pest Photo

Charles Olsen, USDA APHIS PPQ,

Hygromiid snails

Cernuella spp.

Hygromiid snails (Cernuella spp.) is a mollusk pest of small grains. It is a native of the Mediterranean and was first detected in Australia.

These grain pests can damage seedling crops of wheat, barley, peas, oil seeds, as well as ornamental plants.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet.
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