Phyllidia elegans

Bergh, 1869

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Phyllidia elegans from Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Identification verified by Neville Coleman
 

Identification is verified by Neville Coleman, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Neville Coleman: Wide spread across the Indo -Pacific this species can be recognised by it’s yellow rhinophores. It grows to 40 mm and feeds on sponges.
 

Location:Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Photographer:Erwin Kodiat
Camera:Canon PowerShot A620View EXIF properties
Taken on:February 24, 2007
Viewed:4690 times
Posted:10 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Phyllidiidae
Species:Phyllidia elegans