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Gray Field Slug

Deroceras reticulatum


This slug is a common species introduced from Europe. It is usually about an inch long, but can reach up to two. It is off-white, often mottled with gray, with a distinctive white, sticky mucus. This mucus is produced in higher quantities when the slug is disturbed, and it can be used to differentiate the gray field slug from other field slugs.

Photo Credit: Thomas Everest

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