Risbecia pulchella

(Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828)

Also known as: Risbecia ghardaqana

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Risbecia pulchella from Phuket, Thailand
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: These individuals are definitely Risbecia pulchella without any doubt. The distinctions between this species and Risbecia ghardaqana are becoming fewer and fewer as time goes on, and probably Risbecia ghardaqana will be synonymised under Risbecia pulchella eventually.
 

Below is comment from Dr. Bill Rudman, go to Sea Slug Forum to read more information
Location:Phuket, Thailand
Photographer:Kalani Patterson
Camera:Canon PowerShot S80View EXIF properties
Taken on:January 21, 2008
Viewed:3387 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:Chromodorididae
Species:Risbecia pulchella