Phidiana lynceus
Bergh, 1867

Family: Glaucidae


West Atlantic from Brazil to Florida, Caribbean. Also reported from Ghana and the Pacific coast of Panama.


off West Palm Beach Florida, 12 ft., February 2000. PHOTO: Anne DuPont.

Quite common shallow water aeolid growing to 25-30mm in length. Has median white band on body and another white band along each side beneath the ceratal groups. Orange band on oral tentacles and rhinophores.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (February 17) Phidiana lynceus Bergh, 1867. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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