Pleurotoichus clathratus (Harmer, 1902)

Pleurotoichus clathratus is found from the shelf off northeastern Australia. The SEM image is a specimen where the cuticle has been partly removed using bleach, to expose some of the internal structure.

Photo © Copyright Julie Marshall, La Trobe University
The photo is from Heron Island, and also shows a nudibranch, Okenia hallucigenia.

Original description: Euthyris clathrata Harmer, 1902.
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There are further images, and information on the nudibranch, at the Sea Slugs Forum site at the Australian Museum.


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