Flabellina verta

(Marcus, 1970)

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Flabellina verta from Florida, USA
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This aeolid nudibranch that grows to 11 mm long, is characterised by the translucent white background, conspicuous opaque white (sometimes yellow) stripes along the dorsal midline and sides of the body, V-shaped white marking on the head, and red (sometimes pale brown) cerata with white speckles. The oral tentacles and the rhinophores are white with translucent bluish bases. The rhinophores are smooth.
 

Thanks to Marli Wakeling for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: Shot at Blue Heron Bridge ( Palm Beach, Fl)

 

Location:Florida, USA
Photographer:Sandra Edwards
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark IIView EXIF properties
Taken on:November 28, 2010
Viewed:937 times
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:Flabellinidae
Species:Flabellina verta