Chinese slug - Meghimatium pictum
Effective: August 21, 2014
Systellommatophora : Philomycidae
Pest Code (NAPIS):
This pest is a member of the following lists:
These Approved Methods are appropriate for:
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Although this species can be found in the same environment as other introduced mollusks that can carry Angiostrongylus costaricensis, it is currently unknown whether this species can serve as a vector.
A closely related species, Meghimatium bilineatum has been reported as a host of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm)
Plant Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:
Not known to vector any pathogens or other associated organisms.