Neosimnia spelta

(Linnaeus, 1758)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Neosimnia spelta from Bermeo, Spain
 

Thanks to João Pedro Silva, Peter Vermeul and Peter Vermeul for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: it's a cyprea but I don't now the specimen
 

Comment from João Pedro Silva: An ovulid commonly found in the feeding on gorgonians (Eunicella sp., Leptogorgia sp.). The WoRMS (World Register of Marine Species) considers Neosimnia a junior synonym of Simnia: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=478341

Location:Bermeo, Spain
Photographer:Luisfer Diego
Camera:Nikon D70View EXIF properties
Taken on:April 22, 2009
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Posted:5 years ago
Updated:5 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Ovulidae
Species:Neosimnia spelta