Dendronotus iris

Cooper, 1863

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Dendronotus iris from British Columbia, Canada
Identification verified by Gary McDonald

Identification is verified by Gary McDonald, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Gary McDonald: the white line on the edge of the foot is one of the characters that help separate this species from other species of Dendronotus, another character is the vertical row of 3–6 small, slightly branched processes on the posterior face of the rhinophore shaft .

Below is comment from Dr. Bill Rudman, go to Sea Slug Forum to read more information

Comment from the photographer: This is the orange colour form, rather than the usual white. The animal is attacking its food, a tube dwelling anemone.

Location:British Columbia, Canada
Photographer:Marli Wakeling
Camera:Nikon Coolscan V ED › View EXIF properties
Taken on:January 13, 2008
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Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Dendronotus iris from British Columbia, Canada
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Scientific Classification

Species:Dendronotus iris