Hypselodoris villafranca

(Risso, 1818)

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Hypselodoris villafranca from Sesimbra, Portugal
 

Comment from the photographer: A very small Hypselodoris villafranca crawling alongside a larger flatworm (Prostheceraeus giesbrechtii) showing the similarity in colour and pattern.

This photo was not manipulated. The subjects were shot just as they were found. Of course I was extremely lucky because their relative positions were only maintained for a short moment (flatworms move a lot faster than nudibranchs).
 

Location:Sesimbra, Portugal
Photographer:João Pedro Silva
Camera:Canon EOS 350DView EXIF properties
Taken on:August 28, 2010
Viewed:672 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:Chromodorididae
Species:Hypselodoris villafranca