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Caribbean leatherleaf slug (407) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Caribbean leatherleaf slug; also known as the bean slug or the American brown slug.

Scientific Name

Sarasinula plebeia

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Manu Mua
Information from Sarasinula plebeia. Wikipedia.; Veronicellidae: Sarasinula spp. Terrestial Mollusc Tool. USDA, UF, Lucid. (; and from Brodie G, Barker GM (2012) Sarasinula plebeia (Fischer, 1868). Family Veronicellidae. USP Introduced Land Snails of the Fiji Islands. Fact Sheet Series, No. 4. (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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