Okenia amoenula

(Bergh, 1907)

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Okenia amoenula from Cape Town, South Africa
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This dorid nudibranch is endemic to the cape province of South Africa. It is characterised by the very elongate papillae arising from the notum, all of which have yellow or golden apices, and by the red longitudinal markings on the back.
 

Location:Cape Town, South Africa
Photographer:Guido Zsilavecz
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:January 19, 2008
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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:Goniodorididae
Species:Okenia amoenula