January 28, 2009
From: Philibert Bidgrain
Concerning message #22194:
In Réunion Island we found some specimens of Bornella with this characteristic colour pattern. Do you think that it could be specimen of B. pele?
Reunion Island, Indian Ocean. Length: less 20 mm
firstname.lastname@example.orgBidgrain, P., 2009 (Jan 28) Bornella pele from Reunion Island. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/22195
This is indeed Bornella pele. Combined with your other message [#22196] and Sully Bachel's [#22188] on Bornella johnsonorum at Reunion Island, we now know that these two recently described species extend from the western Pacific right across to the western Indian Ocean. It is a valuable increase in our knowledge of the genus