Pleurobranchus grandis

Pease, 1868

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Pleurobranchus grandis from Fiji
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This individual displays an unusual colour pattern with a broad white marginal band. However the arrangement of the pustules on the mantle (one large pustule surrounded by a ring of 6 smaller pustules) and large exhalant ‘siphon’ at the rear when it is crawling actively are characteristic of Pleurobranchus grandis. Like most species of Pleurobranchus, it is a nocturnal species.
 

Location:Fiji
Photographer:Ken Tucker
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:August 31, 2007
Viewed:2348 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Pleurobranchida
Family:Pleurobranchidae
Species:Pleurobranchus grandis