Phyllidia varicosa

Lamarck, 1801

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Phyllidia varicosa from Ponta Malongane, Mozambique
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This individual is characteristic of Indian Ocean populations of this species which have 3 parallel longitudinal rows of pustules on the centre of the mantle. In contrast, Pacific Ocean populations of this species have only 1 definite row mid-centrally.
 

Location:Ponta Malongane, Mozambique
Photographer:Guido Zsilavecz
Camera:Olympus SP350View EXIF properties
Taken on:December 7, 2006
Viewed:5142 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:Phyllidiidae
Species:Phyllidia varicosa