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Milax gagates

Black-keeled Slug at suppressed

Milax gagates at suppressed - 25 Mar 2021
Milax gagates at suppressed - 25 Mar 2021
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Identification history

Milax gagates 26 Mar 2021 trevorpreston
Arion ater 25 Mar 2021 SimoneC

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Black slug, I hope I’ve mis-identified this as its an invasive species not recorded locally as far as I know


   26 Mar 2021
Cant be 100% certain, but this is most likely Milax gagates, Black-keeled slug, yes yet another exotic slug, as far as I am aware there are no native slugs in our region, although I would be very happy to be surprised. We do have native snails here, so its not impossible.
SimoneC wrote:
   26 Mar 2021
Thanks for sorting this out

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Species information

  • Milax gagates Scientific name
  • Black-keeled Slug Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 25 Mar 2021 04:25 PM Recorded on
  • SimoneC Recorded by

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