Skade’s Slug

skade's jumping slug on a log

North Idaho’s Newest Species: A big congratulations goes out to local biologists Michael Lucid and Lacey Robinson who discovered a new species of slug recently! They named the slug hemphillia skadei, or Skade’s slug for their daughter Skade, who is herself named for the Norse goddess of winter, skiing and bow hunting.
To learn more about this recently identified species, check out this article.