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Molluscs of Tasmania

Aplysiidae – Aplysiinae: Aplysia (Varria) sydneyensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1869 (‘Sydney sea-hare’)

Synonym(s): sydneyensis Sowerby, 1869 excavata Sowerby, 1869 tasmanica Tenison-Woods, 1876.

Typical body-length 100 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed and seagrass. Native. Endemic to eastern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS and VIC).


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

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