Yellow slug

Limax flavus

About

The yellow slug is so named due to its yellow and grey mottled body. This slug is most associated with people and urban environments so can be found in gardens and in damp, dark areas of houses.

How to identify

The mottled grey/yellow body colour and blue tentacles

Where to find it

Habitats

When to find it

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

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Species information

Common name
Yellow slug
Latin name
Limax flavus
Category
Invertebrates
Snails and slugs
Statistics
Can grow up to 10cm in length
Conservation status
Common