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Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert
Comment from Richard Willan: This is a very important photo because it shows mating occurring between 2 different species of Phyllidiella – Phyllidiella rudmani (on top) and Phyllidiella lizae (below). This demonstrates cross-species mating does sometimes occur in phyllidiid nudibranchs. It has also been demonstrated in Chromodorididae (Risbecia spp.) and in Aglajidae bubble snails (Chelidonura spp.).
|Camera:||Canon PowerShot A510 › View EXIF properties|
|Taken on:||May 23, 2009|
|Posted:||7 years ago|
|Updated:||7 years ago|
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