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

Deroceras laeve (Müller, 1774)
Meadow Slug
Family: Agriolimacidae
Species account author: Robert Forsyth.
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© Kristiina Ovaska  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #2578)

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Distribution of Deroceras laeve in British Columbia
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Species Information

A small slug, dark brown, tail with end having a keel; mantle with concentric ridges; mucus colourless.


Edges of waterways, marshes; forests


North America, Central America, South America, Europe, N Asia

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5YellowNot Listed
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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. 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: 2024-03-05 3:30:42 AM]
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