Halgerda graphica
Basedow & Hedley, 1905

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Dorididae


South Australia.


Plate III, Basedow & Hedley, 1905. 45mm long. off Kangaroo Island, South Australia, 20 fathoms (approx 40m), January 1903. Illustrations by H.Basedow.

This distinctive species has not been recorded since its original description. It is clearly a species of the genus Halgerda, normally found in tropical waters.

NOTE: See Nigel Holmes' message & photo reporting this species from South Australia.

• Basedow, H & Hedley, C. (1905). South Australian nudibranchs and an enumeration of the known Australian species. Trans. Roy. Soc. South Australia, 29: 134-160

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (October 27) Halgerda graphica Basedow & Hedley, 1905. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/halggrap

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