EPPO Global Database

Arion lusitanicus(ARIOLU)

Last modification: 2002-10-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ARIOLU
  • Preferred name: Arion lusitanicus
  • Authority: Mabille


Endemic species of the Serra da Arrábida mountains south of Lisbon (Portugal) which does not cause major damage to crops. It has been confused with another species, Arion vulgaris, which is invasive.

Common names
Name Language
Lusitanian slug English
portugiesische Wegschnecke German
arion rouge French
limace rouge French
loche méridionale French
babosa lusitana Spanish
skovsnegl Danish