Elysiella pusilla

Bergh, 1872

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Elysiella pusilla from Bali, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This individual is feeding on the green seaweed Halimeda macroloba. In fact it has sucked out so much of the green sap from this seaweed that it has gone white!. There is an almost identical image of an individual of this species on page 48 of our book “Undersea Jewels A Colour Guide to Nudibranchs”.
 

Location:Bali, Indonesia
Photographer:Graham Abbott
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 28, 2007
Viewed:1847 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Sacoglossa
Family:Plakobranchidae
Species:Elysiella pusilla