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

Figure 4. Foliar injury to a vinca plant (left) caused by Deroceras laeve slugs and, for comparison, an undamaged plant growing nearby (right). Note that in this case, although plant tissue has been consumed, holes are largely absent, making it more difficult to detect slug feeding.

Credit: John L. Capinera, University of Florida