Jorunna parva?
(Baba, 1938)

Order: NUDIBRANCHIA
Suborder: DORIDINA
Superfamily: EUDORIDOIDEA
Family: Dorididae

PHOTO

UPPER: 30mm long, 1m depth, at Miura Peninsula, Japan. Photo: Satoru Hori.
LOWER: Echizen Beach, Japan, 5m, 12 Aug 2001. Length: 15mm. Photo: Nishina Masayoshi

It is possible that these two animals are extreme colour forms of the same species. See Satoru Hori's message and Nishina Masayoshi's message below.

Compare also with Jorunna pardus and Jorunna sp. 2.

References:
• Baba, K. (1938) Opisthobranchia of Kii, Middle Japan. Journal of the Dept of Agriculture, Kyushu Imperial University, 6(1): 1-19.
• Baba, K. (1949) Opisthobranchia of Sagami Bay. Iwanami Shoten: Tokyo

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (July 4) Jorunna parva? (Baba, 1938). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/joruparv

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