Snail-eating snakes

Agudo-Padr??n (2012) recently published a brief overview of the preferences of snail-eating snakes in southern Brazil, belonging to the snake family Dipsadidae.

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Snails reported to be on the digest of these snails include Veronicellidae, Bulimulidae, as well as the invasive Bradybaena similaris.

Reference:
Agudo-Pad??n, I., 2012. Brazilian snail-eating snakes (Reptilia, Serpentes, Dipsadidae) and their alimentary preferences by terrestrial mollusks (Gastropoda: Gymnophila & Pulmonata): an preliminary overview. – Biological Evidence 2: 2-3. Online available at http://bio.sophiapublisher.com/core/files/journals/40/articles/490/public/490-1615-1-PB.pdf

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