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Slug (Leaf veined) Unknown alpine species

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
clade Elasmognatha
Superfamily: Athoracophoroidea
Family: Athoracophoridae
Genus: Pseudaneitea
Species: Unknown

This is undescribed alpine native air-breathing land slug is in the Pseudaneitea genus, in the family of terrestrial gastropod molluscs called Athoracophoridae, the leaf-veined slugs.
It was photographed by Brando Yelavich of Wildboy adventures at 1,522m near Lake Chalice which is located in Mount Richmond Forest Park in the Marlborough region.