Bornella sarape
Bertsch, 1980

Family: Bornellidae


Pacific coast, Central America


42 mm long, Los Arcos, Bahia de Banderas, Pacific coast of Mexico, 54 feet deep. June 2002. Photo:
Alicia Hermisillo.

Body pale yellow brown with dark brown to black reticulate pattern which sometimes coalesces into dark patches, which distingusihes it from the species described from the Pacific and the Caribbean which have orange or reddish reticulations.

• Bertsch, H. (1980) A new species of Bornella from tropical west-America (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia). Spixiana, 3(1): 33-42.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (June 13) Bornella sarape Bertsch, 1980. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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