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Black Slug

Observed: 9th October 2012 By: Stuie HealeStuie Heale’s reputation in Invertebrates

Large, black and has rough, deep 'cuts' towards the tail end.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Black Slug (Arion ater) interacts


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Please move to

Please move to invertebrates.
Usually identified as Arion ater agg. as there are other species that can be confused and dissection is required to be certain.

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Thanks, moved to

Thanks, moved to invertebrates.

S. Heale

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Did you know that slugs have

Did you know that slugs have approximately 27,000 teeth. When slug's teeth wear out new rows move forward and replace them, conveyor-belt style.