Prostheceraeus sp.

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Prostheceraeus sp. from Lankayan, Malaysia
Identification verified by Marian Litvaitis
 

Identification is verified by Marian Litvaitis, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Marian Litvaitis: Belongs to the genus Prostheceraeus. Although it looks very similar to Prostheceraeus bellostriatus, it probably is a new species.

Prostheceraeus bellostriatus has a characteristic orange marginal band and a median orange line which is missing in your specimen. Prostheceraeus belong to the polyclad family Euryleptidae.
 

Location:Lankayan, Malaysia
Photographer:Lea Moser
Camera:Canon EOS 400DView EXIF properties
Taken on:June 14, 2007
Viewed:2026 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class:Turbellaria
Order:Polycladida
Suborder:Cotylea
Family:Euryleptidae
Species:Prostheceraeus sp.