Non-Marine Molluscs
of the Outer Hebrides

Slugs and Snails


This is a large and diverse group of invertebrates which have colonised a wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Most are marine but they also live in freshwater and terrestrial habitats. There are about 126 species of slugs and snails on the Scottish list and the current list for the Outer Hebrides comprises 86 species. The marine species are listed separately in Seashore Life under Marine Animals.


Cochlicella acuta