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Spanish Slug

Arion lusitanicus J. Mabille 1868

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Arion lusitanicus (Spanish Slug) is a species of snails in the family Arionidae. They are native to Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, and the Palearctic. Dead Spanish Slug form shallow marine sediments. They are nocturnal carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on gliding to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Spanish slug. View this species on GBIF