Thuridilla splendens from Vanuatu

February 17, 2000
From: Vinka Stenhouse

Dear Bill,

This one is Thuridilla splendens (Baba, 1949). Found at 12 metres on eastern reef slope in current prone area. Espiritu Santo Is., Vanuatu, 1998. PHOTO: Vinka Stenhouse.

Yours sincerely,

Vinka Stenhouse.


Stenhouse, V., 2000 (Feb 17) Thuridilla splendens from Vanuatu. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Vinka,
The elysiids of the genus Thuridilla are truly the 'chromodorids' of the sacoglossan world.
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman.

Rudman, W.B., 2000 (Feb 17). Comment on Thuridilla splendens from Vanuatu by Vinka Stenhouse. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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