Thuridilla splendens from Vanuatu

February 20, 2004
From: Hugh Dickson

I wonder if you can ID this animal for me? I think it may be a Thuridilla.
Location is off Aore Island, Espiritu Santu, Vanuatu. Depth about 70 ft, on a silty bottom interspersed with coral heads and coral rubble. Dec 2003

Hugh Dickson

Dickson, H., 2004 (Feb 20) Thuridilla splendens from Vanuatu. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Hugh,
Yes this is a species of Thuridilla. it is Thuridilla splendens
Best wishes
Bill Rudman

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