Ercolania cf. boodleae

Family: Limapontiidae


Flinders Pier, Victoria, Australia, January 9, 2002. 2.5m depth. Photo: John Chuk.

Similar in colour to Ercolania boodleae (Baba, 1938). See attached messages for discussion on its identity.
NOTE: This species is most probably Ercolania margaritae Burn, 1974. See discussion below.

• Baba,K. (1938) Opisthobranchia of Kii, Middle Japan. Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Kyusyu Imperial University, 6(1): 1-19.
• Burn, R.F. (1974) Notes on some benthonic opisthobranchs from Port Philip Bay, Victoria. J. Mal. Soc. Aust., 3(1): 43-57.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (February 3) Ercolania cf. boodleae [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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