Erronea cylindrica

(Born, 1778)

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Erronea cylindrica
Photographed by: Jenny Leong

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Cypraeidae
Species:Erronea cylindrica

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #33358
This is a cowry shell with its mantle up. A piece of the shell shows in the upper right side of the animal, and from there you can see the two folds of the mantle meet just to the right of the middle of the shell.

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Pictures of Erronea cylindrica

Erronea cylindrica from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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