Pest Photo

Charles Olsen, USDA APHIS PPQ,

Girdled snail

Hygromia cinctella

Girdled snail (Hygromia cinctella) is a mollusk pest. It is a native of Mediterranean region and was first detected in Michigan in 2004.

Hygromia cinctella, is spreading rapidly across England and Wales and is threatening native species.

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