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Umbrella Slug

Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot 1786)

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Umbraculum umbraculum (Umbrella Slug) is a species of Gastropoda in the family Umbraculidae. They are native to Natal and New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone. Dead Umbrella Slug form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 62.4 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of umbrella slug. View this species on GBIF