Phyllidia varicosa

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Phyllidia varicosa from Weligama, Sri Lanka
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: Comment from Nathalie Yonow: This appears to be a juvenile Phyllidia varicosa, very similar to one I have from the Red Sea. It doesn't have the bar between the rhinophores of Phyllidia alyta, with which it might be confused. Unless there is a photo of the ventral side, we can never be certain!
 

Location:Weligama, Sri Lanka
Photographer:Anouk Houben
Camera:Nikon D80View EXIF properties
Taken on:April 17, 2007
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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:Phyllidiidae
Species:Phyllidia varicosa