Ilbia ilbi

Ilbia ilbi
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Size: 5 mm

Distribution: Gulf St. Vincent. Few SA records

Habitat: On turfing algae and seagrass

Depth: Lower intertidal to 10+ metres

Ilbia ilbi is a runcinoid slug, part of a small group of sea slugs related to the headshield (cephalaspid) slugs. This small species is a striking purple, with a dark or black patch and longitudinal yellow lines on its back.