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Snail Eating Millipede

Snail Eating Millipede
Joyce Kilmer - Slickrock Wilderness, Graham County, North Carolina, USA
July 13, 2012
Size: Both ~ 1.5 inches
This terrestrial snail was consuming a millipede on a paved trail at an elevation of appx 4955 ft within a mature Appalachian Mountain ridgetop mixed deciduous forest. I would like idents on both if possible. Thanks!

Permission to use photo?
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Moved from Centipedes.

Moved for expert attention; great shot indeed
Moved from ID Request.

Can't help with identification, sorry...
...but just wanted to say this is a fabulous photo!