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Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > sea slugs > Family Onchidiidae
Ornate onch slug
awaiting identification*
Family Onchidiidae
updated Jun 2020
Where seen? This small oval slug with an ornate texture is sometimes seen in mangroves in the North.

Features: 3-5cm. Body hard, oval, rounded. Skin with regular pattern of bumps with blunt spikes on them, resulting in a very ornate texture! Colour plain, beige or greyish. Eyes on long thin stalks. Underside and narrow foot are pale to lemon yellow.

Kranji Nature Trail, Jan 09

Eyes on stalks.


Pulau Semakau, Feb 09

*Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display.

Ornate onch slugs on Singapore shores
On wildsingapore flickr
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