species: Elysia tomentosa in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Elysia tomentosa

©Ingo Burghardt: Elysia tomentosa at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Sacoglossa
Family Elysiidae
Genus Elysia
Species Elysia tomentosa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Christa., G., K. Händeler, P. Kück, M. Vleugels, J. Franken, D. Karmeinski and H. Wägele (2015). Phylogenetic evidence for multiple independent origins of functional kleptoplasty in Sacoglossa (Heterobranchia, Gastropoda), Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 15: 23-26. LIRS catalog number 1870.
  • Evertsen, J., I. Burghardt, G. Johnsen and H. Waegele (2007). Retention of functional chloroplasts in some saccoglossans from the Indo-Pacific and Mediterranean, Marine Biology, 151: 2159-2166. LIRS catalog number 1078.
  • Haendeler, K. and H. Waegele (2007). Preliminary study on molecular phylogeny of Saccoglossa and a compilation of their food organisms, Bonner zoologische Beitraege, 55: 231-254. LIRS catalog number 1207.
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