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Black arion

Arion ater




1 species ID suggestions

CilouB
CilouB 3 years ago
Spanish slug
Arion vulgaris Spanish slug

8 Comments

Alfonso Diaz
Alfonso Diaz 3 years ago

I think it is a difficult one to identify. Anyway I will go with the "Black slug" option.

Sorry for the late update!!!

CilouB
CilouB 3 years ago

No rose petals?

NicoleB
NicoleB 3 years ago

Cool spotting. Yeah, I doubt you see much action with 2 slugs mating (snicker)
:-D

dandoucette
dandoucette 3 years ago

Could it be this? The range may not match exactly but it's close.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_slug

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 3 years ago

Thanks Dan, quite an education, but I think it looks exactly what we are looking for and opened up a new world of some slugs.

Alfonso Diaz
Alfonso Diaz 3 years ago

Thanks Alice and dandoucette for your help.
I was there like 10 minutes making pictures and 'it' didn't move at all. Taking a look to the dandoucette spotting I can see this should be 2 slugs mating... But, of course, I am not 100% sure :-)

dandoucette
dandoucette 3 years ago

Actually Alice, I think I have seen this before, just a few weeks ago. It looks like 2 slugs mating. Check out the last 2 photos in my spotting.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/689...

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 3 years ago

I lightened your picture so I could see what you were talking about. It looks like a snake climbing the tree and yet it looks like a cobweb around the head as if it had not moved. Did you see anything moving?

Ličko-Senjska županija, Croatia

Lat: 44.89, Long: 15.61

Spotted on Jun 9, 2011
Submitted on Aug 6, 2011

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