Cerberilla affinis

Bergh, 1888

Cerberilla affinis
Photographed by: Graham Abbott

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Aeolidina
Family:Aeolidiidae
Species:Cerberilla affinis

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #3657
It is interesting to note that the taxonomy of the large brightly coloured species of Indo-Pacific Cerberilla is now mostly understood, but by contrast the taxonomy of the genus Armina that also lives in sand is hardly understood at all.

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Pictures of Cerberilla affinis

Cerberilla affinis from Davao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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