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Leopard slug

Limax maximus

Description:

The snail is colored with dark dots and streaks on the body. It can be up to 20 cm long.

Habitat:

In the forest under a rotten tree stump

Notes:

Norwegian name: Boakjølsnegl

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2 Comments

arne.roysland
arne.roysland 9 months ago

Thank you Neil. I was looking for woodlouse and millipede. Then I found out that some of them is hiding in gaps in rotten tree stumps. Perhaps this is the way they survive the winter.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 months ago

Cool spotting, Arne. I haven't seen a leopard slug in years. They are quite beautiful up close.

arne.roysland
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arne.roysland

Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

Spotted on Oct 12, 2020
Submitted on Oct 12, 2020

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