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Molluscs of Tasmania

Dendrodorididae: Dendrodoris arborescens (Collingwood, 1881) (‘arborescent sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): arborescens Collingwood, 1881.
Typical body-length 45 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on sponges, on which it feeds. Native. Occurs all around Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA, WA and NT); also elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Euctenidiacea – Doridacea
Superfamily: Phyllidioidea
Family: Dendrodorididae
Genus: Dendrodoris

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