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Subject: A new snail detected on cut roses from Colombia
Date posted: November 15, 2002
Source: APHIS PPQ-Miami
The actionable snail Ovachlamys fulgens was intercepted on Colombian cut flowers (roses) shipped to Miami. This is a new origin for this pest, known to occur in Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Hawaii and frequently intercepted from Costa Rica.