Common name of Umbraculum umbraculum
Common Name Umbrella sea slug
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country South Africa
Locality South Africa to Mozambique.
Ref. Branch, G., C. Griffiths, M. Branch and L. Beckley, 2016
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st Modifier habitat/ecology
2nd Modifier morphology
Remarks 'slug', a 'shell-less land snail'; related to 'sluggard', meaning 'habitually lazy person', from Middle English 'sluggi', sluggish, indolent; perhaps from dialectal Norwegian 'sluggje' meaning 'heavy, slow person'.
Entered by Bato-David, Elizabeth
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