Pteraeolidia ianthina

(Angas, 1864)

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Pteraeolidia ianthina from Manado, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: An individual guarding its eggs. As far as we know, Pteraeolidia ianthina is the only nudibranch that displays brood care.


 

Location:Manado, Indonesia
Photographer:Jeffrey Davies
Camera:Olympus C8080 Wide ZoomView EXIF properties
Taken on:August 27, 2006
Viewed:5615 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:Aeolidina
Family:Facelinidae
Species:Pteraeolidia ianthina