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

Prophysaon vanattae
Scarletback Taildropper
Family: Arionidae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.

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Distribution of Prophysaon vanattae in British Columbia
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Species Information

A small to medium-sized slug; whitish buff, blue-grey or red on the back; grey-buff on the sides; usually with conspicuous dark lateral bands; sole grey.




NW North America

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS4S5YellowNot Listed
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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: 2020-09-23 7:54:31 PM]
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