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EENY 494: Terrestrial Slugs of Florida (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora)

Figure 3. Foliar damage to an emerging canna plant caused by Deroceras laeve. Although this type of damage is evident, it is not necessarily diagnostic of slugs, because snails, beetles, grasshoppers, and caterpillars often inflict the same type of injury.

Credit: John L. Capinera, University of Florida