General Description

Body pale grey-yellow to grey-brown with two or occasionally three dark, narrow stripes from head to tail. Body up to 6 cm long.


Striped Field Slugs are often seen after rainfalls. Like all slugs, this species is hermaphroditic. Striped Field Slugs were introduced from Europe and were first recorded in Australia in 1881.


Europe, Africa, New Zealand. Southern and eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Forests and cleared areas, under rocks or around plant roots.

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