Story: Snails and slugs

Newly discovered native slug (2nd of 4)

Newly discovered native slug

This large native slug, from Ōmahuta Forest in Northland, appears to be a newly discovered species from the genus Athoracophorus. It has not yet been described.

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Soil Bugs – An Illustrated Guide to New Zealand Soil Invertebrates
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Photograph by Alastair Robertson and Maria Minor

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How to cite this page:

Paddy Ryan, 'Snails and slugs - Flax snails, giant snails and veined slugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Paddy Ryan, published 24 Sep 2007