Phyllidia elegans

Bergh, 1869

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Phyllidia elegans from Saipan, Nthn. Mariana Islands
Identification verified by Scott Johnson
 

Identification is verified by Scott Johnson, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Scott Johnson: This is another one of those that seems to inhabit the range of variation between a couple of different species. I lean towards Phyllidia elegans for this one. I have some very similar ones identified as such at http://www.underwaterkwaj.com/nudi/porostomes/e301.htm (first picture) from the Marshalls.
 

Comment from the photographer: Laulau Bay
 

Location:Saipan, Nthn. Mariana Islands
Photographer:John Fraser
Camera:Canon PowerShot G7View EXIF properties
Taken on:July 12, 2009
Viewed:2466 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 elegans