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Arion subfuscus (Draparnaud, 1805)
Dusky Arion
Family: Arionidae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.


© Robert Forsyth     (Photo ID #125)


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Distribution of Arion subfuscus in British Columbia in British Columbia

Species Information

A medium-sized to large slug, orange-yellow to brown, usually with strong lateral bands; foot fringe pale, variously coloured, with vertical lines; sole of foot cream; mucus yellow or yellow-orange; body of contracted animal not bell-shaped.


Gardens; disturbed sites


W Europe

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
ExoticSNAExoticNot Listed

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