Phyllidia carlsonhoffi

Brunckhorst, 1993

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Phyllidia carlsonhoffi from Kosrae, Micronesia
Identification verified by Scott Johnson
 

Identification is verified by Scott Johnson, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Scott Johnson: I recently wrote up some of my frustrations identifying this group on my own web site at http://www.underwaterkwaj.com/nudi/nudi.htm. Yes, I think I would call this Phyllidia carlsonhoffi, although I have seen specimens of Phyllidia madangensis that look virtually identical dorsally. The only way to tell them apart sometimes is to look for a dark line running along the center of the bottom of the foot, present in Phyllidia carlsonhoffi and absent in Phyllidia madangensis.
 

Comment from the photographer: Found at Split Rock.
 

Location:Kosrae, Micronesia
Photographer:Doug Beitz
Camera:Canon PowerShot A510View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 25, 2009
Viewed:1590 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Phyllidiidae
Species:Phyllidia carlsonhoffi