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Slugs in the garden

Observed: 12th October 2011 By: Peter_Momber
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Description:

Found these slugs with stream lined, black snake like markings and would like some help with identifying them as I have not found them in my garden before. Are a lot slimmer than the other slugs.

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Comments

Refugee's picture

Slime

I am pretty sure those smaller extra slimy grey ones are not Tiger/Leopard slugs. A large leopard can destroy an entire crop of courgettes in a couple of days.

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Refugee's picture

Dupe...

for some reason my comment duplicated. edited this one???

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the ant man's picture

The other slug looks like an

The other slug looks like an extra plain netted slug (deroceras reticulatum). Leopard slugs will eat green vegetation, but much prefer it rotting. Not too bad for the garden!