Phyllidiella pustulosa

(Cuvier, 1804)

Also known as: Phyllidia melanocera

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Phyllidiella pustulosa from Long Dong, Taiwan
Identification verified by Nathalie Yonow
 

Identification is verified by Nathalie Yonow, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Nathalie Yonow: I think that is the anal papilla, the black conical protrusion on the far left of the slug. The tubercles are arranged in angular groups, and in a central + lateral series, characteristic of pustulosa.
 

Thanks to Mary Jane Adams for suggesting identification for this species

Location:Long Dong, Taiwan
Photographer:Johannes Prinsloo
Camera:Canon Digital IXUS 110 ISView EXIF properties
Taken on:April 11, 2010
Viewed:2717 times
Posted:7 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