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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chromodorididae: Chromodoris ambigua Rudman, 1987 (‘doubtful sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): ambigua Rudman, 1987.

Typical body-length 30 mm. Lives subtidally on sponges, specifically Chelonaphysilla violacea, on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Euctenidiacea – Doridacea
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Chromodoris

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