Platydoris formosa

(Alder & Hancock, 1864)

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Platydoris formosa from Manado, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: In answer to this particular question, I have to say the distinction between Platydoris formosa and P. cinerobranchiata is very confused at the moment. These differences are far more complicated than one species having red rhinophores, and this year I have seen a manuscript considering the differences. This paper is not published yet. It is best to leave this photo as P. formosa for now.
 

Location:Manado, Indonesia
Photographer:Mulyadi Setiono
Camera:Canon PowerShot G6View EXIF properties
Taken on:November 3, 2005
Viewed:2731 times
Posted:10 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Discodorididae
Species:Platydoris formosa