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Superfamily Limacacea
Family Milacidae
Milax gagates(Draparnaud,1801)
About 5-6 cm long,black or dark-grey,sole is white and mucus white or colorless.
The shell is 5 x 2.5 mm.
West-Europe and around the Mediterranean.

Milax nigricans(Philippi,1936) About 5-6 cm long,dark-black,sole is brownish,mucus white or colorless. Around the Mediterranean in gardens.

Milax(Tandonia)sowerbyi(Férussac,1823) About 6-7.5 cm long,pale brownish grey with black dots,sole is whitish,mucus yellow and sticky. The shell is 5 x 2.5 mm. Eggs are about 4 x 3.5 mm,translucent,soft and amber colored.They hatch in about 4-5 weeks.Young slugs are 8-9 mm and have mantle speckled with black.The head and tentacles are dark,the sides of the body and sole pale grey. West-Europe and around the Mediterranean.

Milax(Tandonia)rusticus(Millet,1843) About 8-10 cm long,reddish or yellowish grey with black dots,sole is yellow-white,mucus white or colorless. Central- and South-Europe.

Milax(Tandonia)budapestensis(Hazay,1881) About 5-6 cm long,yellowish grey,brownish or dark-grey with black dots,sole is yellowish white,mucus colorless.Reproduction takes place in spring or autumn.Eggs are laid in batches of up to 30,are round and circa 3.5 x 2.8 mm.Autumn laid eggs hatch in spring. In forests,rocky hillsides,parks and gardens in Europe and South-Europe.

Boetgerilla pallens(Simroth,1912) About 3-4 cm,wormlike,grey or blue-ish grey,sole is pale yellow,mucus colorless. Central- and East-Europe.

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