Burnup's hunter slug

Burnup's hunter slug
Burnup's hunter slug
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Panpulmonata
clade Eupulmonata
clade Stylommatophora
informal group Sigmurethra

Superfamily: Rhytidoidea
Family: Chlamydephoridae
Genus: Chlamydephorus
Species: C. burnupi
Binomial name
Chlamydephorus burnupi
(Smith, 1892)

Burnup's hunter slug, scientific name Chlamydephorus burnupi, is a species of air-breathing land slug, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the taxonomic family Chlamydephoridae.


This species of slug is endemic to South Africa. The natural habitat for this species is subtropical or tropical dry forests. The survival of this species is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Herbert, D.G. (2000). Chlamydephorus burnupi 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Downloaded on 6 August 2007.