Phidiana militaris

(Alder & Hancock, 1864)

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Phidiana militaris from Sri Lanka
Identification verified by Nathalie Yonow
 

Identification is verified by Nathalie Yonow, Nudi Pixel expert

Thanks to Jirawat Chatcharkorn and Marli Wakeling for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: This was photographed on a wreck (known locally as the Medafaru) off Colombo. Depth was around 18 meters on the ships structure. I've seen many nudibranchs off Colombo but this is the first time I've seen this species. Any idea on genus/species would be greatly appreciated.
Cheers
Naren
 

Comment from Marli Wakeling: also known as Caloria militaris

Location:Sri Lanka
Photographer:Naren Gunasekera
Camera:Sea&Sea DX-2GView EXIF properties
Taken on:April 10, 2011
Viewed:942 times
Posted:5 years ago
Updated:5 years ago

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Scientific Classification

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