Phyllidia elegans

Bergh, 1869

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Phyllidia elegans from Layang Layang, Malaysia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Thanks to Dustin Morris, Jirawat Chatcharkorn, Marli Wakeling and Lindsay Warren for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from Dustin Morris: Although the rhinophores are not visible to know if they are yellow, this looks like Phyllidia elegans.
Comment from Lindsay Warren: Worked on developing the list of opisthobranchs for the Tukang Besi Archipelago (Wakatobi Marine National Park), SE Sulawesi, Indonesia 1996-2000. Am still working on data collected then and new data am collecting now.

Location:Layang Layang, Malaysia
Photographer:Christopher Jozef Kopec
Camera:Canon Digital IXUS 75View EXIF properties
Taken on:July 24, 2010
Viewed:1200 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:Doridina
Family:Phyllidiidae
Species:Phyllidia elegans