Ovula ovum

(Linnaeus, 1758)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

» If you find this species has been misidentified, please let us know

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:1848 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

« Nembrotha cristata | Other photos taken at Manado, Indonesia | Philinopsis pilsbryi »

 

Other photos of Ovula ovum

Ovula ovum from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Felix Lorenz
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 2662 times
Ovula ovum from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Updated 9 years ago
Viewed 2079 times
Ovula ovum from Ponta Do'oura, MozambiqueIdentification reviewed by Felix Lorenz
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 2623 times
Ovula ovum from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Felix Lorenz
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1808 times
Ovula ovum from Puerto Galera, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1426 times
Ovula ovum from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Dave Behrens
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1485 times
Ovula ovum from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1556 times
Ovula ovum from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Neville Coleman
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1760 times
Ovula ovum from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1296 times
Ovula ovum from North Sulawesi, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Felix Lorenz
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1168 times
Ovula ovum from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Felix Lorenz
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 1229 times
Ovula ovum from Sabah, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Felix Lorenz
Location: Sabah, Malaysia
Updated 8 years ago
Viewed 831 times
 

Scientific Classification

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