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A beautiful green coloured snail/slug with yellowish bumps/tubercles. This Slug was first discovered from high altitude mountain forest of around 1,900 masl in Sabah, Borneo and described in the year 2008. The Slug sports a tail that's three times the length of its head, which it wraps around its 1.6-inch-long (4 cm) body as if a pet cat. In fact, its discoverers initially planned to name the Slug Ibycus felis, after its feline inspiration. Instead, they named it after the girlfriend of one of its discoverers, Menno Schilthuizen of the Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity 'Naturalis.'
High altitude tropical forest.
The Slug was given its common name; Ninja Slug as there's more to the name than meets the eye: The slug species makes use of so-called love darts. Made of calcium carbonate, the love dart is a harpoon-like structure that pierces and injects a hormone into a potential mate. The dart could increase the slug's chances of reproduction.