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Molluscs of Tasmania

Dotidae: Doto ostenta Burn, 1958 (‘flaunting sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): ostenta Burn, 1958.

Typical body-length 10 mm. Lives intertidally to offshore amongst seaweed. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC and SA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cladobranchia – unplaced
Superfamily: Cladobranchia – unplaced
Family: Dotidae
Genus: Doto

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