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Espanjansiruetana / Spanish Slug | Ukkoetana / Black Keel Back Slug | Viinimäkikotilo / Roman Snail | Hoikkameripihkakotilo / Oxyloma elegans | Valkohuulitarhakotilo / White-lipped Banded Snail | Isokiekkokotilo / Ram's Horn Snail | Bielzia coerulans / Carpathian Blue Slug

Ukkoetana / Black Keel Back Slug

Limax cinereoniger

The largest European land snail 10-20 cm.
It is almost exclusively a forest dweller and feeds on algae and mushrooms.
The colour pattern is very variable: colour may stretch from very light grey "ghost" specimens
until almost completely black animals.

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