Recording the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland
All images on this website have been taken in Leicestershire and Rutland by NatureSpot members. We welcome new contributions - just register and use the Submit Records form to post your photos. Click on any image below to visit the species page. The RED / AMBER / GREEN dots indicate how easy it is to identify the species - see our Identification Difficulty page for more information. A coloured rating followed by an exclamation mark denotes that different ID difficulties apply to either males and females or to the larvae - see the species page for more detail.
Slugs & Snails
Around 100 snail species and 25 slug species have been recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland (VC55). Most of the slugs and larger snail species can be identified from a good image. Excellent keys and guides are available for free - see our Slugs and Snails ID page for more details.
KEY: Identifying British Land Snails - Brian Eversham
- banded form
- faint, irregular growth lines