Thuridilla vatae
(Risbec, 1928)

Superfamily: ELYSIOIDEA
Family: Elysiidae


Indo-West Pacific.


Espiritu Santo Is., Vanuatu, 1997. Low tide in 30cm water. 0.9cm long. PHOTO: Vinka Stenhouse.

• Jensen, K.R. (1992). Anatomy of some Indo-Pacific Elysiidae (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa [=Ascoglossa]), with a discussion of the generic division and phylogeny. Mal. Soc. London, 58: 257-96.
•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 vatae (Risbec, 1928). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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