Known only from the Maldives, Indian Ocean.
TOP RIGHT: North Male Atoll, Himmafushi Is., divesite "Rainbow Reef" 24 m, size 11 mm, Oct. 27, 1999. this one was found with the red sponge. BOTTOM RIGHT: South Male Atoll, Guraidhoo Is., divesite "Guraidhoo Kandu", 23m, size 9 mm, Oct. 24, 1999. BOTTOM LEFT: South Male Atoll, Guraidhoo Is., divesite "Guraidhoo Kandu", 21m, sizes 7, 9 mm, Oct. 24, 1999. Maldives Islands.
PHOTO: Erwin Koehler.
Until 2 March 2001 this species was called Phyllidia? sp. 1 in the Forum
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• Perrone, A.S. (2000) A new species of Nudibranchia of the genus Phyllidia Cuvier (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) from the Maldive Islands. Basteria, 64: 89-97.
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (November 12) Phyllidia koehleri Perrone, 2000. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/phylsp1
Phyllidia koehleri? and P. ocellata on red sponge
From: Marcel Tanke, February 20, 2009
From: Erwin Koehler, March 2, 2001
Re: Phyllidia? sp. 1
From: Erwin Koehler, January 21, 2000
Another yellow phyllidiid from Maldives?
From: Erwin Koehler, November 16, 1999
A new phyllidiid from the Maldives
From: Erwin Koehler, November 13, 1999