The banded wood snail, Cepaea nemoralis, is in the family Helicidae and can be found in the Pacific Northwest.
Images and information about this snail can be found at the following websites:
This student is studying dispersal ecology of the banded wood snail in southern Michigan. Michigan State University
There is a very nice shot at CalPhotos. Scroll down to Cepaea nemoralis.
Again, good images of this variable species can be found at this European website: BioImages: the Virtual Field Guide: Cepaea nemoralis.
Terrestrial Gastropods of the Columbia Basin, British Columbia: Cepaea nemoralis. This site has good information on this snail including a good description; biology; habitat; range; and an accompaning key.
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