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Pleurehdera stellata

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Pleurehdera stellata

Author: (Risso, 1826)

Order: Pleurobranchoidea  Family: Pleurobranchidae

Maximum Size: 25 mm

Sightings: Sunshine Coast

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Moles et al, 2023, undertook molecular sequencing revealing that Berthella was paraphyletic and requiring Berthella stellata be moved to Pleurehdera.

References:
– Moles, J., Brenzinger, B., Berning, M. I., Martynov, A., Korshunova, T. &  Schrödl, M. (2023). Systematic rearrangements in an all-genus phylogeny of side-gilled slugs (Heterobranchia: Pleurobranchida). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2023, XX, 1–11.

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