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Black/Red Slug

Arion rufus

Description:

Found crawling around in a blackberry thicket. I picked him up and left him on the table until he started crawling around again so I could get a good shot.

Notes:

This could just as easily be a Arion ater, the two species are difficult to tell apart. Calling it the arion rufus for now because of the red striping on it's foot.


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Washington, USA

Lat: 47.84, Long: -121.68

Spotted on Sep 1, 2014
Submitted on Sep 1, 2014

Reference

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