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Molluscs of Tasmania

Chromodorididae: Verconia closeorum (Rudman, 1986) (‘Close’s sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): closeorum Rudman, 1986 closei Rudman, 1986.
Typical body-length 20 mm. Lives intertidally and subtidally on sponges, specifically those in the family Darwinellidae, on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA).


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

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