Phyllidia koehleri
Perrone, 2000

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Phyllidiidae


Known only from the Maldives, Indian Ocean.


TOP RIGHT: North Male Atoll, Himmafushi Is., divesite "Rainbow Reef" 24 m, size 11 mm, Oct. 27, 1999. this one was found with the red sponge. BOTTOM RIGHT: South Male Atoll, Guraidhoo Is., divesite "Guraidhoo Kandu", 23m, size 9 mm, Oct. 24, 1999. BOTTOM LEFT: South Male Atoll, Guraidhoo Is., divesite "Guraidhoo Kandu", 21m, sizes 7, 9 mm, Oct. 24, 1999. Maldives Islands.
PHOTO: Erwin Koehler.

Until 2 March 2001 this species was called Phyllidia? sp. 1 in the Forum

See message below.

• Perrone, A.S. (2000) A new species of Nudibranchia of the genus Phyllidia Cuvier (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) from the Maldive Islands. Basteria, 64: 89-97.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (November 12) Phyllidia koehleri Perrone, 2000. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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