May 8, 2009
From: Gary Cobb
Concerning message #22358:
Hi Bill and everyone!
Here is a record of Phidiana bourailli from sthn Queensland. All animals are found from the Sunshine Coast's intertidal areas. The three photos I have here show variations in its red lines. One is very strong and one is very broken.
Locality: Sunshine Coast, Caloundra to Noosa, Queensland, Australia, Pacific Ocean, 03 November 2008, Intertidal (10 cm). Length: 10 - 18 mm. Photographer: Gary Cobb.
firstname.lastname@example.orgCobb, G.C., 2009 (May 8) Phidiana bourailli from sthn Queensland. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/22408
Thanks for this gradation of colour patterns. It certainly supports my earlier comments [message #22326] that Phidiana semidecora, Phidiana anulifera and Phidiana bourailli could well be colour forms of one species.