Paradoris liturata

(Bergh, 1905)

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Paradoris liturata from Anilao, Philippines
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This is a very interesting and special dorid nudibranch that mimics Phyllidiella pustulosa. The gills are dorsal in Paradoris liturata, but they are retracted into the branchial pocket below the mantle surface in this individual so they are not visible.
 

Location:Anilao, Philippines
Photographer:Mike Krampf
Camera:Olympus μ600View EXIF properties
Taken on:April 28, 2007
Viewed:2078 times
Posted:9 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:Discodorididae
Species:Paradoris liturata