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Polymita picta, common name the “Cuban land snail” or the “painted snail”. This species is the type species of the genus Polymita. This snail is endemic to Cuba. This species is Hermaphroditic and uses special love darts to stick each other as part of its mating behavior.  They have evolved to using special love darts! Polymita Picta are the Eros/Cupid of the snail set and as such are Valentine Snails.

Polymita picta, common name the “Cuban land snail” or the “painted snail”. This species is the type species of the genus Polymita. This snail is endemic to Cuba. This species is Hermaphroditic and uses special love darts to stick each other as part of its mating behavior. They have evolved to using special love darts! Polymita Picta are the Eros/Cupid of the snail set and as such are Valentine Snails.

El caracol arcoiris, Polymita picta  Este animal está considerado el caracol terrestre más bello del mundo por el colorido de sus conchas.   La especie Polymita picta es endémica de Cuba; y es el símbolo natural y cultural de una de sus ciudades Baracoa.   Vive en árboles y arbustos, alimentándose de los hongos y líquenes que crecen en ellos, pero sin comer sus hojas o tallos.   La palabra Polymita se deriva del griego y significa muchas rayas. Picta del latín y significa pintado.

El caracol arcoiris, Polymita picta Este animal está considerado el caracol terrestre más bello del mundo por el colorido de sus conchas. La especie Polymita picta es endémica de Cuba; y es el símbolo natural y cultural de una de sus ciudades Baracoa. Vive en árboles y arbustos, alimentándose de los hongos y líquenes que crecen en ellos, pero sin comer sus hojas o tallos. La palabra Polymita se deriva del griego y significa muchas rayas. Picta del latín y significa pintado.

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you’ve ever seen?? They’re called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr user Adrián González Guillén

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you’ve ever seen?? They’re called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr user Adrián González Guillén

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you've ever seen?? They're called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you've ever seen?? They're called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you've ever seen?? They're called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you've ever seen?? They're called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you've ever seen?? They're called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you've ever seen?? They're called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr

Polymita picta shells, a brightly colored land snail that is endemic to the mountain forests of the region of Oriente, Cuba. They are gorgeous and are considered to be one of the most, if not THE most beautiful snail genus in the world

Polymita picta shells, a brightly colored land snail that is endemic to the mountain forests of the region of Oriente, Cuba. They are gorgeous and are considered to be one of the most, if not THE most beautiful snail genus in the world