Ercolania boodleae
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Ercolania boodleae
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Size: 1.5 cm

Distribution: Introduced. Known in SA from Port Adelaide and surrounds

Habitat: Rocky reef and coast on green algae

Depth: Intertidal and shallow subtidal

E. boodleae is an introduced species of Sacoglossan slug from Japan. It is mostly black, with orange-tipped cerata, with a small white point at the end. Occasionally the orange tips are absent. The rhinophores are black with a white stripe or tip. This species is similar to the closely-related Ercolania margaritae, but it does not have the green or purplish pigmentation of that species.