Caloria elegans

(Alder & Hancock, 1845)

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Caloria elegans from Gozo, Malta
 

Thanks to João Pedro Silva for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: I have tried to identify this but to no avail. I hope you can.
Regards
 

Comment from João Pedro Silva: This is the lighter variation of Caloria elegans. Apparently, Mediterranean individuals are usually lighter and Atlantic ones tend to have orange or red cerata. I recently found an individual (http://www.nudipixel.net/photo/00005011/) with cream coloured cerata near the tip but orange near the base suggesting the colour depends on the food.

Location:Gozo, Malta
Photographer:Richard Salter
Camera:Nikon Coolpix 5000View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 22, 2008
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Posted:6 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Aeolidina
Family:Facelinidae
Species:Caloria elegans