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Deroceras invadens in Newfoundland

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In September of 2012, I was for the first time in Newfoundland to attend the Molluscs Species Specialist Subcommittee (COSEWIC) meeting. This was a great opportunity to see Newfoundland, and among the highlights was a visit to St John’s, the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador. I had read about the introduced helicid Arianta arbustorum (Linnaeus, 1758) in Newfoundland (McAlpine et al. 2009) and visited one of the sites, right in the city. I didn’t A. arbustorum but did find some Deroceras slugs.  Continue reading