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Bill Frank

Leatherleaf slugs

Belocaulus spp.

Leatherleaf slugs (Belocaulus spp.) is a mollusk pest of lawn grasses and plants. It is a native of South America.

These nocturnal herbivores feed on a variety of plants. While not recognizing as much of a pest, they do have the ability to become a pest of lawn and ornamental plants due to feeding on leaves.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet.
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