Platydoris argo
(Linnaeus, 1767)

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

DISTRIBUTION

France to western Mediterranean, and north west Africa.

PHOTO

Gran Canaria Island, Spain,[Canary Ids, off the west coast of Africa]. Approx 8 cm long, depth 2 m, February 1998. Photo: Arthur J. Telle.

Grows to approximately 8cm. Typical platydorid with very flattened body, oval mantle with broad mantle and hard granular texture.

Reference:
• Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema Naturae, ed. 12, 1(2): 1083, 1089, 1094

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (August 1) Platydoris argo (Linnaeus, 1767). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/platargo

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