Phenacovolva rosea

(Adams, 1854)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Phenacovolva rosea from Bali, Indonesia
Identification verified by Neville Coleman
 

Identification is verified by Neville Coleman, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Neville Coleman: COMMON NAME: ROSY SPINDLE COWRY

REMARKS: This species is fairly common and found from Japan to southern Australia, living on the gorgonian Euplexura sp.. The colour pattern of the mantle ranges from pink to red and it usually has yellow or red mantle papillae. I have never seen this exact pattern before, but coming from the location it does, that is no wonder.
 

This is probably Phenacovolva cf. schmidi.

Thanks to Dr. Richard C. Willan, his comment: It is rather difficult to give names to ovulids without accompanying photos of the shell. Here are my guesses at names for the species in the photos, but I’m not an expert on ovulids.

Dive site: Seraya, Bali
 

Location:Bali, Indonesia
Photographer:Erwin Kodiat
Camera:Canon PowerShot A620View EXIF properties
Taken on:January 7, 2007
Viewed:2359 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Ovulidae
Species:Phenacovolva rosea