Verconia verconis

(Basedow & Hedley, 1905)

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Verconia verconis from Fremantle, Australia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: A very peculiar chromodorid that is endemic to southern temperate Australia with pustules all round the margin of its mantle. It is very well camouflaged on its sponge food. Verconia verconis has a variety of colours – most often pink (as in this photo), but rarely orange or yellow.
 

Location:Fremantle, Australia
Photographer:Brent Murdoch
Camera:Olympus C8080 Wide ZoomView EXIF properties
Taken on:May 25, 2007
Viewed:1753 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:Chromodorididae
Species:Verconia verconis