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Molluscs of Tasmania

Aplysiidae – Aplysiinae: Aplysia (Aplysia) juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 (‘Julian sea-hare’)

Synonym(s): juliana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 rangiana d’Orbigny, 1837 bipes Pease, 1860 sandvichensis Sowerby, 1869 capensis O’Donoghue, 1929 badistes Pilsbry, 1951.

Typical body-length 200 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also elsewhere in tropical and temperate seas of both hemispheres.


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

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