Dorman’s Tree Snail

The Dorman’s tree snail or manatee tree snail, Drymaeus dormani, is a handsome little hermaphrodite which is harmless to plants. It is native to Florida, and has been used in Florida’s orange groves to protect the trees from sooty mold. These snails have thin, fragile shells which appear translucent. Mature snails reach 25-30 mm long….