Polycera capensis

Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

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Polycera capensis from Cape Town, South Africa
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: A distinctively coloured dorid nudibranch that was originally endemic to the southern African coast but it was accidentally introduced into New South Wales, Australia, in the 1930s and is now naturalised there.
 

Location:Cape Town, South Africa
Photographer:Guido Zsilavecz
Camera:Canon PowerShot A75View EXIF properties
Taken on:December 29, 2005
Viewed:1695 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Polyceridae
Species:Polycera capensis