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Black Slug

Observed: 24th March 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in InvertebratesFenwickfield’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Colour ranges from jet black through to chestnut brown,orange to pale grey.There is no keel on the back,but the body is covered with elongated tubercles.They are omnivorous eating carrion,dung as well as decomposing vegetable matter.They rarely do much harm in the garden unlike other slug's so this type always get's a reprieve in my garden.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Great Black Slug (Arion (Arion) ater) interacts

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Thanks

I was not sure if I should have put it in this section,thanks for changing it

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