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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chromodorididae: Verconia aureopunctata (Rudman, 1987) (‘golden-spotted sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): aureopunctata Rudman, 1987.
Typical body-length 10 mm. Lives subtidally on sponges, on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS and VIC).


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

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