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Molluscs of Tasmania

Tergipedidae – Tergipedidinae: Tergipes BURN sp 01 (‘BURN sp 01 tergipes sea-slug’)


BURN sp 01
Typical body-length 5.0 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally amongst hydroids, specifically Silicularia rosea , on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Cladobranchia – Aeolidida
Superfamily: Aeolidioidea
Family: Fionidae
Genus: Tergipes

Localities for Tergipes BURN sp 01
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