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Banana Slug

Description:

Slug that lives in the California Coastal Mountain Ranges. I took this picture in Humbolt County Ca, but have seen them in other areas of the California coast.

Habitat:

Coastal Mountain Ranges

Notes:

This is the official mascot of University of California Santa Cruz.


1 Species ID Suggestions

California Banana Slug
arilolimax califonicus J.G. Cooper 1872 Banana slug


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4 Comments

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

I've moved this spotting from the Arthropods category to the Other category for you. An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. (Wikipedia)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Welcome to project noah.

Sulabh Bista
Sulabh Bista 8 years ago

Good info on the website indeed; a suggested reading.

Joe Goodman
Joe Goodman 8 years ago

http://bio.research.ucsc.edu/grad/weaver...
This website has some cool info on this creature. I found it thru googling banana slug.

Joe Goodman
Spotted by
Joe Goodman

Arcata, California, USA

Lat: 41.21, Long: -124.00

Spotted on May 23, 2009
Submitted on Apr 23, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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