Thuridilla splendens
(Baba, 1949)

Superfamily: ELYSIOIDEA
Family: Elysiidae


Probably restricted to Japanese waters


Tago, Suruga bay west coast of Izu peninsula, Japan, Depth: 18m, Size: approx 30mm. 5 Jun 2003. Photo: Yukari Sato

• Baba, K. (1949) Opisthobranchia of Sagami Bay. Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo. 211pp + pls.
•Gosliner, T.M. (1995) The genus Thuridilla (Opisthobranchia: Elysiidae) from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with a revision of their phylogeny and systematics of the Elysiidae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 49(1): 1-54.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (February 16) Thuridilla splendens (Baba, 1949). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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