Ovula ovum

(Linnaeus, 1758)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Ovula ovum from Manado, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: Juveniles have a remarkable mimetic resemblance to Phyllidia varicosa. In adults, the mantle lobes are completely smooth and entirely black.
 

Location:Manado, Indonesia
Photographer:Indra Swari
Camera:Canon EOS 350DView EXIF properties
Taken on:April 26, 2008
Viewed:1886 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Cypraeidae
Species:Ovula ovum