Placida dendritica
- Atlantic populations

Family: Limapontiidae


On pier pilings at approx 5 meters. Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA. Approx 5 mm long. Photo: Alan Shepard.

There appear to be a number of very similar-looking species around the world which have all been identified as this species. At the moment most messages are placed on the page illustrating the southeastern Australian populations so go there for general information and links to other relevant pages.

southeastern Australian populations
Polynesian & NW Pacific populations.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (April 18) Placida dendritica - Atlantic populations. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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