Typical Onchidoris sparsa from Orkney, Scotland
December 2, 2009
From: Ian Smith
Concerning message #22812:
I attach an image of a typical Onchidoris sparsa. When I lived in Orkney, I found several , mainly on the shores of Scapa Flow.
Locality: Scapa Flow, Orkney, intertidal, Scotland, U.K., North Atlantic, 18 March 1976 , Sheltered rocky shore. Length: 7 mm. Photographer: Ian F. Smith.
Tom Thompson and Greg Brown confirmed the identification from transparencies and specimens I sent.
- Thompson, T.E. & Brown, G.H. (1976). British Opisthobranch Molluscs. Linnean Society of London / Academic Press
email@example.comSmith, I. F., 2009 (Dec 2) Typical Onchidoris sparsa from Orkney, Scotland. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/22870
Thanks for these records and photo. It is a new species for the Forum.