Platydoris ellioti from Tanzania

May 21, 2009
From: Bill Rudman

To complement my message on Platydoris pulchra from Tanzania [#22489] , here is a photo of Platydoris ellioti from Dar es Salaam.

Locality: Under sewer pipe, Ocean Road Beach, entrance to harbour, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 16 September 1974. 1 specimen approx 50 mm long alive. Photo: Bill Rudman.

The underside was a bright orange yellow with a row of dark brown spots forming a ring around the mantle skirt about midway between the mantle edge and the body.  There were also son smaller brown spots on the side of the foot.

Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2009 (May 21) Platydoris ellioti from Tanzania. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from


Platydoris ellioti

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