Cyerce sp. 4

Family: Caliphyllidae


Known at present from sthn Queensland and nthn New South Wales, eastern Australia.


Locality: Hastings Point, 1 metre, New South Wales, Australia, Pacific, 30 January 2007, Under rock on rock reef, low tide. Length: 30mm. Photographer: Denis Riek.

Similar in ceratal shape and colour to Polybranchia orientalis but differs in having foot divided into two parts. The cerata are thin and tranlcent clear with some brown reticulate patterning and scattered slightly raised whitish pustules. Some traces of yellowish brown around edge of cerata.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2008 (September 15) Cyerce sp. 4 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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