September 12, 2001
From: Bruce Wight
Concerning the discussion Jorunna parva and J. pardus here are photos of a couple of Jorunna pardus. They were taken in July of 1994 at San Clemente, California. I noticed the Forum didn't have any images of them and I wanted to augment the California inventory. The only externally apparent difference between it and Jorunna parva is the coloration of the gills and the rhinophores.
email@example.comWight, B., 2001 (Sep 12) Re: Jorunna parva and J. pardus. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/5250
Thanks for these photos. They are a very welcome addition. I can't see much difference in the rhinophores but as you say the whole of the gill structure in J. pardus is a translucent dark brown while in J. parva and Jorunna sp. 2 the gills are translucent white with dark brown edging.