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Slug (Keelback Slugs) Genus: Ambigolimax

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
(unranked): clade Euthyneura
(unranked): clade Panpulmonata
(unranked): clade Eupulmonata
(unranked): clade Stylommatophora
(unranked): informal group Sigmurethra
(unranked): clade limacoid
Superfamily: Limacoidea
Family: Limacidae
Subfamily: Limacinae
Genus: Ambigolimax
Common name: Keelback Slugs

Slugs in the genus Ambigolimax are members of Keelback slugs. They are nocturnal, air-breathing land slugs, terrestrial, gastropod mollusks in the family Limacidae.

This exotic slug was photographed in February in New Plymouth 2017. Length when photographed 5 cm


 

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