Onchidoris neapolitana

(Delle Chiaje, 1841)

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Onchidoris neapolitana from Riviera del Coner, Italy
 

Thanks to Federico Betti for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: It's a nudibranch from the family Onchidorididae- Onchidoris neapolitana Delle Chiaje,1841
 

Comment from Federico Betti: Very small nudibranch cryptic on its food, the red encrusting bryozoan Schizoporella sanguinea. On the upper part of the picture, the orange small spirals of eggs are visible.

Location:Riviera del Coner, Italy
Photographer:Orietta Rivolta
Camera:Canon PowerShot G9View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 18, 2011
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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:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Onchidorididae
Species:Onchidoris neapolitana