Thorunna florens

(Baba, 1949)

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Thorunna florens from Bali, Indonesia
Identification verified by Scott Johnson
 

Identification is verified by Scott Johnson, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Scott Johnson: I'm pretty the characteristics of this animal match the Thorunna florens group rather than T. australis. T. australis has just a single orange band on the rhinophores while T. florens has two. T. australis has only one white line per side, rather than the two of T. florens--the two on the left side of the animal are most visible in this photo. T. australis gills are more orange-red banded rather than red-tipped, which is typical of T. florens. T. australis also lacks the orange patch on the anterior margin so characteristic of all those we are currently calling Thorunna florens and which is visible only as a red edge to the anterior margin in this frontal view. However, T. florens is so variable that I strongly suspect there are several different species currently being lumped under that name.
 

Location:Bali, Indonesia
Photographer:Erwin Kodiat
Camera:Canon PowerShot A620View EXIF properties
Taken on:December 22, 2007
Viewed:2826 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Chromodorididae
Species:Thorunna florens