All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>"Licorice" Slug</strong> - brown version
<em>Arion ater</em>
Ashford, WA
June 23, 2009

I had seen a solid black version of this slug when we visited the area in 1998, it really did look like a licorice stick! According to one of my books,...
"Licorice" Slug - brown version
Arion ater
Ashford, WA
June 23, 2009

I had seen a solid black version of this slug when we visited the area in 1998, it really did look like a licorice stick! According to one of my books, this slug is "a cruelly destructive pest if ever there was one". These slugs can grow up to 6" long, so I guess they have to eat a lot to get that large!

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