Thuridilla bayeri
(Marcus, 1965)

Superfamily: ELYSIOIDEA
Family: Elysiidae


Indo-West Pacific.


Panglao Is., Philippines, Nov. 1998. PHOTO: Erwin Koehler.

NOTE: Contrary to Gosliner (1995), I consider T. bayeri to be a synonym of Thuridilla gracilis. See that page for messages concerning this colour group. - Bill Rudman. Aug. 12, 2000.
See Clay Carlson & Patty Jo Hoff's messages comparing the two.

• Gosliner, T.M. (1995) The genus Thuridilla (Opisthobranchia: Elysiidae) from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with a revision of the phylogeny and systematics of the Elysiidae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 49(1): 1-54.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (February 17) Thuridilla bayeri (Marcus, 1965). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Related messages

Thuridilla bayeri from Philippines

February 18, 2000
From: Erwin Koehler

Hare is a photo of Thuridilla bayeri (Er. Marcus, 1965), BBC, Panglao Is., Philippines,
Nov. 1998

Koehler, E., 2000 (Feb 18) Thuridilla bayeri from Philippines. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from