Cypraea clandestina

Linnaeus, 1767

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Cypraea clandestina from Sangeang Island, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: Rear view of a species of cowrie with the mantle lobes (which are covered with white papillae) folded over the shell thus concealing the shell completely.

Comment from the photographer: this is not a nudi

Location:Sangeang Island, Indonesia
Photographer:Luisfer Diego
Camera:Nikon D70View EXIF properties
Taken on:August 7, 2007
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Posted:8 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Species:Cypraea clandestina