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Large black slug (Arion ater)

Observed: 28th April 2013 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in InvertebratesThistle’s reputation in Invertebrates
Large black slug (Arion ater)
Large black slug (Arion ater)
Description:

Not a particularly large specimen but definitely a black slug. Quite a lot of them around enjoying the rain on Sunday morning. I'm aware of some controversy regarding ID of black slugs but as this one was found in Scotland am I reasonably safe in identifying it as Arion ater?

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