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bractea

Tularia bractea

Tularia bractea is a species of very small sea slug, an aeolid nudibranch, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusc in the family Flabellinidae.

Distribution

This species is endemic to south eastern Australia, and the North Island of New Zealand.

Habitat

This nudibranch lives on a substrate of coarse broken shell, corallina, or hydroids, at depths of between 5 and 25 m.

Description

This species is small and slender, mainly yellowish, speckled with white and gold. Its length is up to 16.5 mm.

References

  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1

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