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Molluscs of Tasmania

Aplysiidae – Aplysiinae: Aplysia (Varria) argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830 (‘eyed sea-hare’)

Synonym(s): argus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828.

Typical body-length 180 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also (probably as a number of very similar taxa) elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Anaspidea
Superfamily: Aplysioidea
Family: Aplysiidae
Subfamily: Aplysiinae
Genus: Aplysia

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