Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 4007e
©2003-2012 Gary Cobb, Terry Farr and David Mullins
15/04/07
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0754b

Mexichromis pusilla (Bergh, 1874)
[Previously known as Durvilledoris pusilla]


Location: Fairyland, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia
Size: 19 mm
Depth: 15 m
Temperature: 23 C

ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY: Chromodorididae

pink white

New Record for southern Queensland
M. pusilla can usually be separated from the other similar appearing species by its two pairs of purple lobes which uniformly extend to the lateral margins of the notum.
Photographs by Gary Cobb, Terry Farr and David Mullins - Copyright 2003-2013

Below: Found at Flinders Reef East 11-02-2012









Above and below: 2 more found at Fairyland