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Molluscs of Tasmania

Goniodorididae: Trapania brunnea Rudman, 1987 (‘brown sea-slug’)=

Synonym(s): brunnea Rudman, 1987.

Typical body-length 12 mm. Lives subtidally on kamptozoans, on which it feeds. Native. Occurs in southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA); also New Zealand and perhaps Japan.


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Euctenidiacea – Doridacea
Superfamily: Onchidoridoidea
Family: Goniodorididae
Genus: Trapania

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no coastal locality records for this species currently available