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Description:

A slug we've seen a few times at the Santa Lucia reserve. Is it carnivorous and eating the snail? Beautiful animal. Spotted by Simona, who's here as one of our volunteers.

Habitat:

Santa Lucia Cloud Forest Reserve. On a trail near the waterfalls

1 Species ID Suggestions

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago
Giant land planaria
Geoplanidae


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8 Comments

SantaLuciaReserve
SantaLuciaReserve 9 years ago

I was going to say your's was just like the land, but in the ocean, and a bit prettier, but you beat me to it. And GeoLeo, it's at least as nice as you imagine, you're welcome to pop in and have a play in our field station. We're trying to rebuild our Orchid Garden at the moment too, so if you're after a project...

GeoLeo42
GeoLeo42 9 years ago

Ohhhh, I'm so jealous now....I want to visit Pichincha!!!!!

moralcoral
moralcoral 9 years ago

Hey its like the ocean but on land!! ill keep my eyes peeled cant find many good ID guides for these online though!!

SantaLuciaReserve
SantaLuciaReserve 9 years ago

Geoplanidae. Still looking for a species name...any takers?

SantaLuciaReserve
SantaLuciaReserve 9 years ago

Do we know if it was eating the snail?

SantaLuciaReserve
SantaLuciaReserve 9 years ago

Beautiful. Thanks Marta...

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Is a giant land planarian flatworm. No idea for the species but knowing the family can help you find it.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Is a flat worm.

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Nanegal, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on Oct 24, 2011
Submitted on Oct 25, 2011

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