Polycera quadrilineata

(Muller, 1776)

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Polycera quadrilineata from England, UK
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This dorid nudibranch is characterised by possessing some gold markings (either lines, or dashes, or spots) on the mantle, and by 4 tentaculate processes off the front of the head. By contrast, the similar looking Polycera faeroensis is characterised by the complete absence of gold markings on the mantle, and by 8 tentaculate processes off the front of the head.
 

Comment from the photographer: Pair mating




 

Location:England, UK
Photographer:Anthony Holley
Camera:Ricoh Caplio RR30View EXIF properties
Taken on:May 2, 2004
Viewed:2141 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:Polyceridae
Species:Polycera quadrilineata