Kōrero: Snails and slugs

Leaf-veined native slug (4 o 4)

Leaf-veined native slug

Athoracophorus bitentaculatus has the leaf-vein pattern that is typical of many native slugs. The breathing hole in the front part – not always obvious in slugs – can be easily seen.

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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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Paddy Ryan, 'Snails and slugs - Flax snails, giant snails and veined slugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12864/leaf-veined-native-slug (accessed 5 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007