Favorinus japonicus

Baba, 1949

Favorinus japonicus
Photographed by: Jeffrey de Guzman

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #27747
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #16768
This individual has particularly enlarged bulbs on its rhinophores.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #16556
A very small juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #6915
Two individuals feeding on the same nudibranch spawn mass.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #6916
Two individuals feeding on the same nudibranch spawn mass.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #6917
Members of the genus Favorinus specialise in eating the spawn of other nudibranchs, so this is what the background is in this photo.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #3221
Like all the other members of this genus, Favorinus japonicus feeds on the spawn of other nudibranchs.

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Pictures of Favorinus japonicus

Favorinus japonicus from New South Wales, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Favorinus japonicus from New South Wales, Australia
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