Pila conica (Gray, 1828)

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Pila conica
Pila conica
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Pila conica
Pila conica
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Pila conica
Pila conica
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Shell:
Operculum: The operculum is calcified at the inside (part attached to the snail).
Body: Dark
Eggs: The calcareous, white eggs of Pila conica are deposited above the waterline on vegetation, trunks or stones. Hatching occurs after 2 - 3 weeks depending on the temperature.

Pila conica
Pila conica deposting eggs on vegetation.
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Pila conica
Pila conica other view of female depositing her eggs.
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Food:
Behaviour:
Distribution:
Philippines, India.

Photos courtesy of R.C. Joshi

 

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