Elysia hirasei

Baba, 1955

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Elysia hirasei from Ratnagiri, India
 

Comment from the photographer: Today i got swarm of Saccoglosans on a bed of green algae Chaetomorpha cf. media about 60 animals in around 30 cm x10 cm X 15 cm (shape is cliff like)
attaching high res. images

size of animal ranges from 06 mm to 18 mm
head has characteristic 3 black line between rhinophores and eye spot and anterior end of mantle flaps also between those three lines their is bright orange spot

I am not sure about genera.
 

Location:Ratnagiri, India
Photographer:Vishal Bhave
Camera:Canon PowerShot G10View EXIF properties
Taken on:October 24, 2009
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Posted:7 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Sacoglossa
Family:Plakobranchidae
Species:Elysia hirasei