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Molluscs of Tasmania

Oxynoidae: Oxynoe viridis (Pease, 1861) (‘bright-green sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): viridis Pease, 1861.
Typical body-length 30 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst seaweed, particularly Caulerpa species. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, possibly TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Sacoglossa – Oxynoacea
Superfamily: Oxynooidea
Family: Oxynoidae
Genus: Oxynoe

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