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Banana slugs


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  • Variants

    • Ariolimax
    • Bananaslugs
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    • found: Work cat.: Harper, A.B. The banana slug, 1988("The banana slug belongs to the genus Ariolimax and is indigenous to damp forests of western North America...Within the genus are three species - Ariolimax columbianus, Ariolimax dolichophallus, Ariolimax californicus and two sub-species, Ariolimax columbianus stramineus and Ariolimax californicus brachyphallus.")
    • found: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada : mollusks, 1988:p. 131-132 (family Arionidae: Ariolimax californicus, California bananaslug; Ariolimax columbianus, Pacific bananaslug; Ariolimax dolichophallus, slender bananaslug)
    • found: Larson, A.W. The banana slug, 1963(Pacific discovery 16(5):10-11 "In the wooded coastal areas from Big Sur, California, northward to southern British Columbia can be found various large yellow colored slugs of the genus Ariolimax. The general name given to all of these is the banana slug.")
    • found: Ingram, W.M. Land mollusks of the San Francisco Bay counties, 1950.
    • found: Journal of entomology and zoology 42(2): 20-39:p. 25-29 (Ariolimax, family Arionidae, 3 species: A. columbianus, A. dolichophallus, A. californicus)
    • found: Henson, P. The natural history of Big Sur, 1993:p. 144 ("The banana slug (Ariolimax columbianus ssp. stramineus) ... is one of the redwood forest's most visible inhabitants.")
    • found: Schoenherr, A.A. A natural history of California, 1992:p. 249 ("Banana slugs, Ariolimax spp., are conspicuous detritus feeders.") p. 295 ("Banana slugs (Ariolimax spp.) are bright yellow detritus feeders that are conspicuous on the forest floor ... It has been proposed that one species, Ariolimax columbianus, be elevated to the status of state mollusc.")
    • notfound: Web. 3
  • LC Classification

    • QL430.5.A7
  • Change Notes

    • 1993-12-17: new
    • 1994-02-02: revised
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