Trapania vitta

Gosliner & Fahey, 2008

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Trapania vitta from Walindi, PNG
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: Comment from Dr. Richard C. Willan: This is an interesting individual because it has characters of both Trapania darvelli and Trapania aurata. And yet it also has some features different to them both: (a) its darker markings are orange, whereas those of Trapania darvelli are brown and those of Trapania aurata are golden-yellow, and (b) unlike both these species, it has no darker markings on either the extra-rhinophoral processes of the extra-branchial processes.
 

Thanks to Edward Blackshaw and Marli Wakeling for suggesting identification for this species

Location:Walindi, PNG
Photographer:Graham Abbott
Camera:Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T1View EXIF properties
Taken on:October 30, 2007
Viewed:2013 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:Goniodorididae
Species:Trapania vitta