Leopard slug (Limax maximus)

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Leopard slug pair mating, dangling from mucus thread
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Leopard slug fact file

Leopard slug description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderStylommatophora
FamilyLimacidae
GenusLimax (1)

Information on the leopard slug is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly

Also known as
Great grey slug.
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Leopard slug status

Not yet classified on the IUCN Red List

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. National Biodiversity Network Species Dictionary (April, 2010)
    http://nbn.nhm.ac.uk/nhm//
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Leopard slug pair mating, dangling from mucus thread  
Leopard slug pair mating, dangling from mucus thread

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