Colinatys, Mehrotra & A. Caballer Gutiérrez & M. Scott & Arnold & Monchanin & Viyakarn & Chavanich, 2021

Mehrotra, Rahul, A. Caballer Gutierrez, Manuel, M. Scott, Chad, Arnold, Spencer, Monchanin, Coline, Viyakarn, Voranop & Chavanich, Suchana, 2021, An updated inventory of sea slugs from Koh Tao, Thailand, with notes on their ecology and a dramatic biodiversity increase for Thai waters, ZooKeys 1042, pp. 73-188: 73

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* Colinatys   sp. Figure 6D View Figure 6

Material examined.

One specimen 3 mm, CB.


Endobenthic in sand in coral reef habitats. Depth 3-11 m.


The genus is currently recognised to be monospecific with Colinatys alayoi   (Espinosa & Ortea Rato, 2004) known from the Bahamas, Cuba, Florida, and Martinique Island ( Romani et al. 2015; Ortea Rato and Buske 2018). Indo-Pacific records are limited to specimens from Hawaii ( Oskars et al. 2015) and Japan ( SSW 2017) with species identity yet to be confirmed. Here representing a first record of the family from Thai waters.