Phyllidiella rosans

(Bergh, 1873)

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Phyllidiella rosans from Fiji
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: A typical individual as regards the elongate and sinuous shape of the pustules on the mantle, but the pale areas on top of these pustules are severely overexposed – they are normally pale rose-pink in life (not white).

Additional comment from Dr. Nathalie Yonow: Afraid I can’t ID this one. No rhinophores, no size, and not too clear. Probably a Phyllidiella. It has a pale mantle margin like pustulosa, but it isn’t Phyllidiella pustulosa. Both Phyllidiella burni and Phyllidiella nigra have black mantle margins. Sorry.
 

Location:Fiji
Photographer:Ken Tucker
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:August 31, 2007
Viewed:2205 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:Phyllidiella rosans