E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Ariolimax columbianus (Gould in A. Binney, 1851)
Pacific Bananaslug
Family: Arionidae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.

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Introduction


The Pacific Bananaslug is a large slug species that is a commonly observed species in British Columbia.

Species Information

A very large slug; yellow, olive-green, brown-green, red-brown, white and often spotted with black; mantle smooth; keel along the entire length of the tail.

Habitat


Forests

Distribution


NW North America

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeS5YellowNot Listed
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Additional Notes

Recommended Reading:

Forsyth, Robert G. 2004. Land Snails of British Columbia. Handbook. Royal BC Museum, Victoria.

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General References


Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 21/10/2019 5:11:57 AM]
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