Plocamopherus ceylonicus

(Kelaart, 1858)

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Plocamopherus ceylonicus from Bali, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This photo shows nicely the light-producing globe structures borne on lateral projections that characterise the genus Plocamopherus. Plocamopherus ceylonicus is identifiable by having the globes on only 2 pairs of lateral projections; 1 pair immediately in front of the gills and the other pair immediately behind the gills. This individual is slightly atypical in having pink globes; normally they are white.
 

Comment from the photographer: Dive site: Seraya
 

Location:Bali, Indonesia
Photographer:Brian Mayes
Camera:Canon PowerShot G9View EXIF properties
Taken on:February 28, 2010
Viewed:958 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:Polyceridae
Species:Plocamopherus ceylonicus