Syphonota geographica from South Africa

June 2, 2008
From: Valda Fraser

Dear Bill
Just look at this one! Cannot find it in any of my books. Sure you will find no trouble in trotting out the appropriate name. Thanks.

Locality: Pomene, 2 m, Mozambique, Indian, 8 May 2008, Estuary. Length: 80 mm. Photographer: Valda Fraser.

Regards
Valda

valdafraser@mweb.co.za

Fraser, V.J., 2008 (Jun 2) Syphonota geographica from South Africa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/21578

Dear Valda,

This is Syphonota geographica. I am not sure if this species has been recorded from the southwestern Indian Ocean before. Gosliner (1987) lists Paraplysia lowii Gilchrist, 1900 from South Africa, which is possibly a synonym of S. geographica, but I haven't checked it out.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2008 (Jun 2). Comment on Syphonota geographica from South Africa by Valda Fraser. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/21578

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