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Updated 7/25/2014

Family Umbraculidae

Umbrella Slugs

These warty sponge-eating slugs have a vestigial shell heavily coated with secondary growth.  Taxonomy of this family is in need of review.  At least three forms occur in Hawaii.

HAWAII

Umbraculum umbraculum

UMBRELLA SLUG

 

Umbraculum umbraculum

UMBRELLA SLUG