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A fast moving slug that is a pest of crop and garden plants. Can breed year-round whenever conditions are suitable. Lifespan of one year. The use of pesticides to control pest slugs to protect crops (especially canola crops) could affect the Golden Sun Moth and other native invertebrates.
|Other Common Names
Watery and transparent body covering.
Herbivore. Is a pest of lettuce, asparagus, cereal and root crops.
Often occurs in greenhouses, gardens, pastures, nurseries and crops. Has invaded native grasslands in Victoria.
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
|DEPI Advisory List
The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.