Phyllidiella pustulosa

(Cuvier, 1804)

Also known as: Phyllidia melanocera

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Phyllidiella pustulosa from Kosrae, Micronesia
Identification verified by Scott Johnson
 

Identification is verified by Scott Johnson, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Scott Johnson: I would say it is possibly Phyllidiella pustulosa, although this is a somewhat problematic variation. The lighter rhinophores and arrangement of black valleys around the pink "hills" are somewhat different from the more typical P. pustulosa. It sort of leans toward photo no. 6 below, which I'm guessing is a form of Phyllidiella hageni. I keep one kind of like this separate as Phyllidiella sp. on the Marshall Islands nudibranch site at http://www.underwaterkwaj.com/nudi/porostomes/e446.htm.
 

Comment from the photographer: Found at buoy 8.
 

Location:Kosrae, Micronesia
Photographer:Doug Beitz
Camera:Canon PowerShot G10View EXIF properties
Taken on:July 28, 2009
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Posted:8 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

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