Elysia expansa

(O’Donoghue, 1924)

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Elysia expansa from Ratnagiri, India
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from the photographer: Found in a rockpool with dense Caulerpa sp vegetation.

Slugs were roming on the plants.

Size : from 0.8 to 4.5 cm (at normal)

There were about 25 individuals observed (area approx. 45 x 75 cm)

depth at which slugs were seen: about 3-15 cm from the surface (total depth of rockpool was less than a feet)

 

Location:Ratnagiri, India
Photographer:Vishal Bhave
Camera:Nikon Coolpix S4View EXIF properties
Taken on:December 11, 2008
Viewed:1900 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Sacoglossa
Family:Plakobranchidae
Species:Elysia expansa