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Reflectopallium delli

Reflectopallium delli

Reflectopallium delli is an air-breathing land slug, specifically a leaf-veined slug, a terrestrial gastropod mollusc in the family Athoracophoridae.

Distribution

This species is endemic to islands in Pelorus Sound in the South Island of New Zealand.

Description

This species has 17 lateral grooves on either side, mostly bifid. The papillae are very numerous, minute, and hemispherical. The two tentacles are not externally apparent. There is only a vestigial internal shell in the form of numerous small calcareous particles.

References

  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • NZETC

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