/r/PicsOfUnusualSlugs

Photograph via snooOG

Land slugs and sea slugs are welcome. Worms and sea cucumbers are not.

Land slugs and sea slugs are welcome. Worms and sea cucumbers are not.


1) Genetic unusualness

Real slugs with distinctly unusual visuals, behaviors, or facts.

Allowed "slugs":

  • land slugs / sea slugs / semi-slugs
  • nudibranchs / pleurobranchs
  • sacoglossans with no shells (Plakobranchacea)
  • headshield slugs
  • sea angels
  • sea hares
  • bubble snails (due to reduced shell)

Banned "slugs":

  • sea cucumbers
  • most snails
  • worms

2) Correct species name in title

Requires the common or scientific name, but reasonable mistakes won't be removed. This is helpful for education, searching, and research.

3) Minimum picture size = 400 by 400 pixels

4) "Good format"

  • No "photoshop" (minimal oversaturation, no deception)
  • No reaction text/emojis (no memes, no commentary)
  • No bad cropping (minimal black bars, no obvious screenshots)

Artwork is only allowed when extinct, nearly extinct, or beside a photograph.

5) Gifs/Videos allowed

Must have motion footage of the slug.

6) No compilations

No posts focusing on 3+ slug species.

7) No recent reposts

Try using the search bar before submitting.

  • No reposting: within 3 months
  • No species reposting: within 1 month


r/PicsofUnusualBirds

r/AIDKE (Animals I Didn't Know Existed)

/r/PicsOfUnusualSlugs

4,455 Subscribers

135

Unknown species of slug from Tanzania, Photographed by Matthieu Berroneau in early 2024

8 Comments
2024/06/11
21:28 UTC

64

Phyllidia ocellata nudibranch, off Sung Kong Island, Hong Kong, June 2024 (OC)

1 Comment
2024/06/09
15:27 UTC

122

Lettuce Slug!!

4 Comments
2024/04/25
19:10 UTC

63

Chromodoris annae, Anilao, Philippines, January 2024 (OC)

1 Comment
2024/03/08
13:03 UTC

69

Chromodoris willani nudibranch, Anilao, Philippines, January 2024

1 Comment
2024/03/01
13:42 UTC

43

Thecacera picta, Anilao, Philippines, January 2024 (OC)

1 Comment
2024/02/28
14:12 UTC

75

The gills (purple) & rhinophores (pink) of a Nembrotha chamberlaini nudibranch, Anilao, Philippines, January 2024 (OC)

2 Comments
2024/02/20
15:18 UTC

45

Hypeselodoris apolegma nudibranch, Anilao, Philippines, January 2024. Olympus TG-5 + darktable (OC)

2 Comments
2024/02/15
14:09 UTC

64

Batwing sea slug, Sagaminopteron psychedelicum

3 Comments
2023/12/30
14:47 UTC

45

Muangnua arborea, a recently discovered species of semislug from Thailand

7 Comments
2023/12/18
14:44 UTC

63

Thuridilla gracilis

3 Comments
2023/12/15
23:28 UTC

73

Nembrotha chamberlaini

3 Comments
2023/12/14
11:31 UTC

48

Cabangus regius

3 Comments
2023/12/11
11:53 UTC

186

Unidentia angelvaldesi

18 Comments
2023/12/09
15:15 UTC

14

Undescribed species of tailed snail in the family Urocyclidae

3 Comments
2023/12/07
23:21 UTC

38

Semi-slug (Helicarion sp,), Masungi GeoReserve, Philippines

4 Comments
2023/12/06
19:54 UTC

91

Seagrass sea hare (Phyllaplysia sp.)

6 Comments
2023/12/05
14:08 UTC

87

Unidentified slug from Montagne d'Ambre, Madagascar

3 Comments
2023/12/03
15:00 UTC

61

Unidentified member of Helicarionidae, a family of semi-slugs

3 Comments
2023/12/02
00:56 UTC

100

Harold Dundee's leatherback slug (Laevicaulis haroldi)

5 Comments
2023/11/30
16:34 UTC

140

Undescribed semi-slug, likely in the Family Amphibulimidae

6 Comments
2023/11/28
23:59 UTC

109

Unidentified orange-bordered slug (Veronicellidae?), ParanĂ¡, Brazil

7 Comments
2023/11/28
00:23 UTC

58

Boreolestes sylvestris

3 Comments
2023/11/26
22:33 UTC

49

Pallifera costaricensis ssp. alticola

6 Comments
2023/11/23
01:38 UTC

63

Borneo ninja slug (Ibycus rachelae)

3 Comments
2023/11/18
14:32 UTC

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