Helix pomatia in Denmark

Species name:Helix pomatia
Common names:vinbjergsnegl
Habitats:Not known
Time of introduction:
Year of first report:1000
Type of introduction:Intentional
Distribution details:S-part
Donor area:
Frequency:Very common
Invasiveness:Not invasive
Impact:Not known
Comments:Believed to have been released as a food-item near convents by Catholic monks in the Middle ages (obsnatur)
Last updated10-01-2016 (day-month-year)
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  • Bangsholt,F., 1979. Status over Danmarks løbebiker (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Ent, Meddr.47: 1-21.
  • Bondesen,P., 1981. Danske landsnegle. Natur og Museum, 20(2).
  • Petersen,G.H., 1971. Bløddyr. Danmarks Dyreverden. Bd.3: 182-363. Hvass,H. (red.). Rosenkilde og Bagger.
  • Weidema.I.R. (red.). 2000. Introduced Species in the Nordic Countries. Nord 2000:13. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen.
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