Cypraea ventriculus

Lamarck, 1810

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Cypraea ventriculus from Lembeh, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

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

Comment from the photographer: this is not a nudi
 

Location:Lembeh, Indonesia
Photographer:Luisfer Diego
Camera:Olympus C4000 ZoomView EXIF properties
Taken on:October 11, 2003
Viewed:1028 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Cypraea ventriculus from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Cypraeidae
Species:Cypraea ventriculus