Erronea cylindrica

(Born, 1778)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Erronea cylindrica from Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Identification verified by Scott Johnson

Identification is verified by Scott Johnson, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Scott Johnson: This is a cowry shell with its mantle up. A piece of the shell shows in the upper right side of the animal, and from there you can see the two folds of the mantle meet just to the right of the middle of the shell.

Location:Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Photographer:Jenny Leong
Camera:Canon PowerShot G12 View EXIF properties
Taken on:February 4, 2011
Viewed:747 times
Posted:5 years ago
Updated:5 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Species:Erronea cylindrica