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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chromodorididae: Verconia haliclona (Burn, 1957) (‘sponge sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): haliclona Burn, 1957 cameroni Burn, 1966 margaretae Burn, 1966.
Typical body-length 15 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on sponges, on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


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

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