Phyllodesmium poindimiei from eastern Australia

February 17, 2007
From: Lynda Clarke

Hi Bill,
Could you please help us to identify this nudibranch, which was photgraphed by my buddy.

Locality: Julian Rocks, 10 to 15 metres, New South Wales, Australia, Pacific, 17 November 2006, rocky reef, t= 20 degrees C.Length: less than 3 cm. Photographer: John Natoli.


Clarke, L., 2007 (Feb 17) Phyllodesmium poindimiei from eastern Australia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Lynda,
This is Phyllodesmium poindimiei. Have a look at the species Fact Sheet, and attached messages, for more information about it.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2007 (Feb 17). Comment on Phyllodesmium poindimiei from eastern Australia by Lynda Clarke. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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