Originally described from Iriomote Island, which is at the southwestern end of the Ryukyus Archipelago. It is here reported from Okinawa, 400 km to the northeast.
Okinawa, 44mm long, collected from 67m on 18 July, 1995. PHOTO: Bob Bolland.
Phyllodesmium spp from Okinawa
See Bob's Okinawan Slug SiteAuthorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (August 5) Phyllodesmium iriomotense Baba, 1991. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/phylirio
Re: Phyllodesmium iriomotense? from the Sulawesi
From: Pirjo Pellet, March 6, 2007
Phyllodesmium iriomotense? from the Sulawesi
From: Ken Tucker, February 17, 2007
Locality of Phyllodesmium iriomotense
From: Bob Bolland, August 5, 1998
From: Bob Bolland, August 4, 1998