Herviella claror (Burn, 1963)


Uncommon to rare in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Known only from northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

Ecological Notes: 

Intertidal, usually under rocks, food source unknown.

Additional Notes: 

Darkly speckled body and orange subterminal ring on the cerata. Both the pointed oral tentacles and smooth rounded rhinophores are long and both have speckled bases with white tips. A small species, known to grow to 22 mm. 


Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. p.283.

Australian Museum, Sea Slug Forum. http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/hervclar. Accessed 08/09/2018.