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Observed: 27th February 2010 By: sl7246
Added: 27th February 2010
Found below the surface, on the wall of the compost heap, the specimen is a soft bodied creature that appears to have a â€˜biting' rather than a â€˜sucking' mouth, has no legs, no segments, no waist, no wings and no wing case. It was identified, using the iSpot Bayesian Key, as a slug. It is dark olive on top with a lighter patch about 10mm near the head, it has light underside with an orange coloured line of sausage-like lumps running almost the full length of the body beside the â€˜foot' which also runs the full length of the body. Two â€˜horns' about 3mm long, with balled tops, protrude from the top of the head and two â€˜horns' about 1mm long protrude from the bottom of the head. It has a tendency to contract and turn in on itslef when disturbed.