Hydatina amplustre from South Africa

July 13, 1999
From: Ernest C.J. Seamark

H. amplustre is very uncommon visitor to Treasure Beach intertidal zone. Specimens have been collected - 17 Oct 1997, 27 Mar 1998. They have been found together with H. physis and Micromelo undata.

[Treasure Beach is in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.]

Ernest Seamark


Seamark, E.C.J., 1999 (Jul 13) Hydatina amplustre from South Africa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/1043

Thanks Ernest,
I don't know anywhere where it's reported to be common, Unlike Hydatina physis or Bullina lineata which can sometimes be quite abundant.
Bill Rudman.

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