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Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert
Comment from Richard Willan: Costasiella sp. and Stiliger ornatus are small sap-suckers that have almost identical in external appearance and coloration, particularly the golden cerata with a subterminal black ring. They differences are very subtle. Costasiella sp. has its eyes touching on top of its head whereas Stiliger ornatus has them separated and a black stripe in between. Costasiella sp. has pointed rhinophores whereas Stiliger ornatus has blunt ones.
Comment from the photographer: Day dive in Pohon Besar
|Photographer:||Francesco de Marchi|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 450D › View EXIF properties|
|Taken on:||August 31, 2009|
|Posted:||3 years ago|
|Updated:||3 years ago|
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