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Dusky Arion Slug - Arion subfuscus Habitat: Snacking on a bolete in a deciduous forest Arion,Arion fuscus,Dusky Arion,Geotagged,Summer,United States,slug Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Dusky Arion Slug - Arion subfuscus

Habitat: Snacking on a bolete in a deciduous forest

    comments (4)

  1. Cute widdle bb <3 Posted one month ago
    1. Haha, it really was <3 Posted one month ago
  2. Very artful shot! Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks, slugs are perfect models because they hardly ever move. Posted one month ago

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Arion fuscus, also known as the "Dusky Arion", is a species of small air-breathing land slug, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Arionidae, the roundback slugs.

Arion subfuscus (Draparnaud, 1805) is considered by some authors to be a partial synonym for Arion fuscus. Arion subfuscus (Draparnaud, 1805) and A. fuscus (Müller, 1774) have very similar morphology and have overlapping distributional ranges in northwestern Europe. Arion fuscus is widespread throughout Central,.. more

Similar species: Pulmonata
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 24, 2020. Captured Aug 23, 2019 09:19 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/128s
  • ISO1000
  • 100mm