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Hi Daniel,
Once again, greetings from Goa, India.
I am attaching three images here of two very pretty snails from Bali. Feel free to use them if you would like! And if you do know what kinds they are, I would be grateful!
Cheers
Sucheta
P.S. – I am about to order your book on Amazon! Will let you know once it arrives.

Snail

Hi Sucheta,
We must confess that identifying snails is not our strength, but we attempted to do some research.  We found your yellow snail and possible the other Snail on My Growing Passion, but they are not identified.  Bali for Kids also has a photo of your yellow snail, but it is not identified.  We eventually found a FlickR page where it is identified as
Tropis bekicot, but we cannot verify that name.  Perhaps Susan Hewitt will see this post and write in with a comment.

Snail

 

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Subject: Slug from Lesser Antilles
Location: Saint Martin, West Indies
January 18, 2013 6:18 am
Hi.
I wonder if you might know anyone who could identify this slug. It’s from Saint Martin in the Lesser Antilles. The more common slug here is the Caribbean leatherleaf (Sarasinula plebeia), which is very different in appearance.
Thanks!
Signature: Marc AuMarc

Slug

Hi Marc,
Though we do not know the answer, we are posting your image.  Susan J. Hewitt often writes in to identify our Molluscs.  We would recommend that you either monitor this posting on a regular basis or even better, provide a comment to the posting so that you will be informed of future activity with the posting.

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Subject: Creature from Italy
Location: Rome (Italy)
December 29, 2012 5:07 am
Hi bugman,
My sister found this creature on her balcony. Looks like a slug, but I have never seen one with this head. It looks like an alligator or a dragon.
Do you know what this is?
Thank you, as always, for your help!
Signature: Saverio

Slug

Hi Saverio,
You should have trusted your instincts.  This really is a Slug, and we are very curious how it got up to your sister’s balcony as they like to maintain contact with damp earth.  We love the Happy New Year greeting.

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cave invertebrates
Location: Lanao del Norte, Philippines
November 15, 2010 1:12 am
i would like to ask a help to identify these specimen. i collected these invertebrates from the cave in the Philippines. i find it hard to identify them because i have no standard taxonomic keys and other references. Please kindly help me because they are needed to be identify for my thesis. I hope for your help, as soon as possible. Thank you for your consideration.
Signature: immediately

Snails from the Philippines

Dear immediately,
We do not recognize your snails.

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Cephalopod like Door Creature
Location:  Richmond, Virginia, USA
October 20, 2010 7:55 am
On October 18 at about 8 pm I found this creature attached to the outside of the glass on my back door. Although I never saw it move after a 2 hour period it had changed position from the bottom right to about the middle left of the door window. It is slightly bigger than a 5-cent nickel.
After taking the pictures I put it in a small votive glass with a piece of cardboard, secured with rubber bands, on top. That left a less than 1/8 inch gap on one side of the glass jar which is much less than the width of the creature. I placed it outside my garage door at 11 pm and went to bed. I checked on it at 8:30 am the next morning and it was still in the same position in the jar. Checking again 3 hours later and it was gone apparently having slid through the 1/8 inch gap. I have not seen it since.
Signature:  Bob from Richmond

Monkey Slug

Hi Bob,
This interesting creature is the caterpillar of the Hag Moth and is called a Monkey Slug.  It should be handled with caution as it is a stinging caterpillar.

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Insects
Location:  Orlando, Fl
October 13, 2010 3:22 pm
Dear Bugman, I was out by the lake taking pictures, when I spotted this little guy. I’ve lived in Fl all my life, where weird bugs are the norm. But I have never seen anything like it before. Could you please tell me what type of insect this is? Thanks, I appreciate your help!
Signature:  Sincerely, Karen V

Monkey Slug

Hi Karen,
This is a Monkey Slug Caterpillar, but it looks quite different from other Monkey Slugs on our website, and we believe that this is because it is an earlier instar.  We did find a matching image on BugGuide.

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