Scutus unguis

(Linnaeus, 1758)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Scutus unguis from Anilao, Philippines
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This individual has its mantle flaps entirely closed over its shell as it is crawling actively. The shell itself is white and flattened, and looks like a duck’s bill.
 

Location:Anilao, Philippines
Photographer:Chet King
Camera:Canon EOS 350DView EXIF properties
Taken on:May 11, 2008
Viewed:1151 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Family:Fissurellidae
Species:Scutus unguis