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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chromodorididae: Goniobranchus epicurius (Basedow & Hedley, 1905) (‘comrade sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): epicurius Basedow & Hedley, 1905 victoriae Burn, 1957.

Typical body-length 25 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on sponges, particularly Aplysilla rosea, on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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