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Range extension for Elysia timida (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa) to São Tomé Island (eastern central Atlantic), with a film showing the curious locomotion of the species

  • Peter Wirtz (a1) and Arthur Anker (a2)

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The sacoglossan Elysia tímida is recorded from São Tomé Island and its species-specific locomotion is documented in a film.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: P. Wirtz, Centro de Ciências do Mar do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, P 8000-117 Faro, Portugal email: peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com

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Range extension for Elysia timida (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa) to São Tomé Island (eastern central Atlantic), with a film showing the curious locomotion of the species

  • Peter Wirtz (a1) and Arthur Anker (a2)

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