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Oxychilus cellarius

Cellar Snail at Watson, ACT

Oxychilus cellarius at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021
Oxychilus cellarius at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021
Oxychilus cellarius at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021
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Oxychilus cellarius 7 Jun 2021 trevorpreston
Oxychilus alliarius 7 Jun 2021 trevorpreston

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Michael123 wrote:
   7 Jun 2021
Oxychilus cellarius is slightly larger than O. alliarus (to11mm in diameter) and lacks the strong garlic/onion smell. It is paler in colour and has more whorls than O. alliarus. The whorls in O. cellarius increase more slowly than O. alliarus and are more tightly coiled.
   7 Jun 2021
That fits, This was slightly larger than the garlic snails I have seen, and detected no garlic smell when disturbing it. I take it this is still an exotic species?
Michael123 wrote:
   7 Jun 2021
Oxychilus cellarius is a European invasive found through cooler climate areas of SE Australia and in old residential and industrial areas in Sydney, eg. along Alexandria Canal at St Peters, along railway corridor land at Marrickville etc. It was once common in cellars hence the name cellarius.

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Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston Inocybe sp. (Inocybe) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Watson, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by abread111 Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 23 Aug 2021 by abread111 Cryptops sp. (genus) (Blind Scolopendroid Centipede) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by tpreston Uloma (Uloma) sanguinipes (Darkling beetle) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by tpreston Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by tpreston Limacella pitereka at Watson, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Heino1 Riccia multifida (A liverwort) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by trevorpreston Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Alternanthera pungens (Khaki Weed) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by JaneR Juncus subsecundus (Finger Rush) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by JaneR Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Watson, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by JaneR Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger Pseudoperga lewisii (A Sawfly) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Watson, ACT - 16 Sep 2020 by tpreston Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Sep 2020 by tpreston Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Acacia sp. (A Wattle shrub or tree) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian Cutworm) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Eleocharis sp. (Spike-rush) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Watson, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by MatthewFrawley Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Glossostigma cleistanthum at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Isolepis cernua (Slender Clubrush) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Glossostigma diandrum (Spoon-leaf Mud-mat) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR Saratus hesperus ("Venus" Peacock Spider) at Watson, ACT - 7 Oct 2019 by Harrisi Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 13 Aug 2019 by AaronClausen Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Watson, ACT - 18 May 2019 by rawshorty Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Watson, ACT - 17 May 2019 by Christine Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Watson, ACT - 17 May 2019 by Christine Neobatrachus sudellae (Sudell's Frog or Common Spadefoot) at Watson, ACT - 15 Dec 2018 by danswell Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2017 by MelitaMilner
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Inocybe sp. (Inocybe) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Watson, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by abread111
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 23 Aug 2021 by abread111
Cryptops sp. (genus) (Blind Scolopendroid Centipede) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by tpreston
Uloma (Uloma) sanguinipes (Darkling beetle) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by tpreston
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by tpreston
Limacella pitereka at Watson, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by Heino1
Riccia multifida (A liverwort) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by trevorpreston
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Alternanthera pungens (Khaki Weed) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by JaneR
Juncus subsecundus (Finger Rush) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by JaneR
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Watson, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by JaneR
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger
Pseudoperga lewisii (A Sawfly) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Watson, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Watson, ACT - 16 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Acacia sp. (A Wattle shrub or tree) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian Cutworm) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Eleocharis sp. (Spike-rush) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Watson, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Glossostigma cleistanthum at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Isolepis cernua (Slender Clubrush) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Glossostigma diandrum (Spoon-leaf Mud-mat) at Watson, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by JaneR
Saratus hesperus ("Venus" Peacock Spider) at Watson, ACT - 7 Oct 2019 by Harrisi
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 13 Aug 2019 by AaronClausen
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Watson, ACT - 18 May 2019 by rawshorty
Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Watson, ACT - 17 May 2019 by Christine
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Watson, ACT - 17 May 2019 by Christine
Neobatrachus sudellae (Sudell's Frog or Common Spadefoot) at Watson, ACT - 15 Dec 2018 by danswell
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2017 by MelitaMilner

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  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

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  • 7 Jun 2021 01:54 PM Recorded on
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