Helix aspersa is the garden snail. They are often called a pest. Sometimes, it is called Cornu aspersum. Occassionally, it is called Cantareus aspersu or Cryptomphalus aspersus. They are native go Europe, though have spread elsewhere.  It is very similar, but smaller than the Roman Snail (Helix pomantia).
|Garden snail (Cornu aspersum) on Limonium|
Cornu aspersum, Cantareus aspersus, Cryptomphalus aspersus
Food[change | change source]
These snails mainly eat plants, since they are herbivores.
Reproduction[change | change source]
Snails are both male and female. They are able to reproduce by themselves, though normally reproduce sexually.