Philinopsis speciosa

Pease, 1860

Also known as: Philinopsis cyanea

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Philinopsis speciosa from Bali, Indonesia
Identification verified by Nathalie Yonow
 

Identification is verified by Nathalie Yonow, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Nathalie Yonow: This is Philinopsis cyanea (Martens, 1879), the colourful form! It is found throughout the Indo-West Pacific, and is variable in colour. Diagnostic is a blue margin and the upheld tip of the head shield. It feeds on other small opisthobranchs, bullomorphs!
 

Location:Bali, Indonesia
Photographer:Wolfgang Krutz
Camera:Canon PowerShot A85View EXIF properties
Taken on:October 17, 2004
Viewed:2953 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:4 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Aglajidae
Species:Philinopsis speciosa