Helix aspersa (Müller 1774) Brown Gardensnail
Helicidae, ,Gastropoda, Mollusca, Animalia
Range: Native to northwestern Europe; spotty distribution around residential areas in the Puget Sound lowlands.
Description: Full-grown shell generally more than 30 mm diameter; color bands on shell always present and interrupted by yellow flecks or streaks, 3 bands; shell not depressed, shell diameter about 1.1 to 1.2 times shell height; shell whorls less tightly coiled, width of last whorl in apical view more than 1.5 times the width of the previous whorl.
Etymology: helix – coiled; aspersus – speckled