Snake skin hunter slug


Snake skin hunter slug
Snake skin hunter slug
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Rhytidoidea
Family: Chlamydephoridae
Genus: Chlamydephorus
Species: C. dimidius
Binomial name
Chlamydephorus dimidius
(Watson, 1915)

The snake skin hunter slug, scientific name Chlamydephorus dimidius, is a species of medium-sized air-breathing land slug, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Chlamydephoridae.

The survival of this species is threatened by habitat loss.

Distribution

This species is endemic to South Africa. The natural habitat for this slug is temperate forests.

References

  1. ^ Herbert, D.G. (2000). Chlamydephorus dimidius. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 August 2007.