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Family: Elysiidae (See list of species below)

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51 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Bosellia corinneae
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Bosellia marcusi
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Bosellia mimetica
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Elysia australis
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Elysia canguzua
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Elysia catulus
[eelgrass slug]
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Elysia chlorotica
[emerald elysia]
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Elysia coodgeensis
[coodgee elysia]
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Elysia cornigera
[horned sapsucker]


Elysia crispata
[lettuce seaslug]
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Elysia diomedea
[Diomede's sapsucker]
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Elysia evelinae
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Elysia fezi
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Elysia flava
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Elysia furvacauda
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Elysia gordanae
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Elysia grandifolia
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Elysia halimedae
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Elysia hedgpethi
[Hedgpeth's sapsucker]
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Elysia hetta
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Elysia livida
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Elysia maoria
[maori elysia]
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Elysia margaritae
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Elysia marginata
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Elysia moebii
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Elysia ornata
[ornate elysia]
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Elysia papillosa
[papillose elysia]
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Elysia patagonica
[green sea slug]
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Elysia patina
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Elysia pusilla
[flat elysia]
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Elysia ratna
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Elysia rufescens
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Elysia serca
[seagrass elysia]
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Elysia subornata
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Elysia timida
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Elysia tomentosa
[sap sucking slug]
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Elysia translucens
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Elysia tuca
[sacoglossan sea slug]
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Elysia vatae
[sap-sucking slug]
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Elysia virgata
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Elysia viridis
[green elysia]


Plakobranchus ocellatus
[ringed sap-sucking slug]
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Thuridilla carlsoni
[sapsucking slug]


Thuridilla gracilis
[bayer's thuridilla]
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Thuridilla hoffae
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Thuridilla hopei
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Thuridilla indopacifica
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Thuridilla lineolata
[lined Thuridilla]


Thuridilla neona
[neon thuridilla]
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Thuridilla picta
[painted elysia]
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Thuridilla undula
[wavy sapsucking slug]
51 Species of Family Elysiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Bosellia corinneae Western Atlantic
Bosellia marcusi Atlantic Ocean. 0.45 DL
Bosellia mimetica Atlantic Ocean and the Me 1.5 DL
Elysia australis Indo-West Pacific 2.5 TL
Elysia canguzua Western Atlantic 4 DL
Elysia catulus eelgrass slug Western Atlantic 0.9 DL
Elysia chlorotica emerald elysia Western Atlantic 4.5 DL
Elysia coodgeensis coodgee elysia Indo-West Pacific
Elysia cornigera horned sapsucker Eastern Central Pacific, 1.5 TL
Elysia crispata lettuce seaslug Western Atlantic. 15 NG
Elysia diomedea Diomede's sapsucker Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
Elysia evelinae Western Atlantic 0.8 DL
Elysia fezi Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia flava Western Central Atlantic 2.5 TL
Elysia furvacauda Eastern Indian Ocean 1.9 TL
Elysia gordanae Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia grandifolia Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia halimedae Indo-Pacific and Southeas
Elysia hedgpethi Hedgpeth's sapsucker Eastern Pacific. Tropica 2.5 TL
Elysia hetta Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia livida Indo-West Pacific.
Elysia maoria maori elysia Indo-West Pacific 2.5 TL
Elysia margaritae Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia marginata Indo-Pacific
Elysia moebii Western Indian Ocean.
Elysia ornata ornate elysia Indo-Pacific and Western 4 TL
Elysia papillosa papillose elysia Western Atlantic. 3.5 DL
Elysia patagonica green sea slug Southeast Pacific and Sou 7 DL
Elysia patina Western Atlantic. 2 DL
Elysia pusilla flat elysia Indo-West Pacific 3 TL
Elysia ratna Western Central Pacific
Elysia rufescens Eastern Central Pacific
Elysia serca seagrass elysia Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Elysia subornata Western Atlantic. 7 DL
Elysia timida Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia tomentosa sap sucking slug Indo-West Pacific and the 3 TL
Elysia translucens Mediterranean Sea.
Elysia tuca sacoglossan sea slug Western Atlantic. 4 DL
Elysia vatae sap-sucking slug Indo-West Pacific.
Elysia virgata Western Indian Ocean
Elysia viridis green elysia Eastern Atlantic, Western 3 TL
Plakobranchus ocellatus ringed sap-sucking slug Indo-Pacific. 4 TL
Thuridilla carlsoni sapsucking slug Indo-West Pacific 2 TL
Thuridilla gracilis bayer's thuridilla Indo-West Pacific 2 TL
Thuridilla hoffae Indo-West Pacific. 1 TL
Thuridilla hopei Mediterranean Sea.
Thuridilla indopacifica Indian Ocean. 2 TL
Thuridilla lineolata lined Thuridilla Indo-West Pacific 2 TL
Thuridilla neona neon thuridilla Eastern Central Pacific 2 TL
Thuridilla picta painted elysia Atlantic Ocean. 1.6 DL
Thuridilla undula wavy sapsucking slug Indo-West Pacific. 2 TL



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