Thysanozoon sp.

Also known as: Acanthozoon sp.

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Thysanozoon sp. from Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Identification verified by Marian Litvaitis
 

Identification is verified by Marian Litvaitis, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Marian Litvaitis: It looks like they're either a species of Acanthozoon or of Thysanozoon. The exact genus can only be determined by checking how many male pores there are on the ventral side. Both of these genera are characterized by papillate dorsal surfaces which are evident in these two picts.
 

Comment from Dr. Richard Willan: This looks too flat to be a pleurobranch. I think it’s a flatworm.
 

Location:Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Photographer:Daniela Wolf
Camera:Nikon D200View EXIF properties
Taken on:October 21, 2007
Viewed:3194 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:Pseudocerotidae
Species:Thysanozoon sp.