Ficus gracilis

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Ficus gracilis
Photographed by: Stanislav Denissyuk

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Ficidae
Species:Ficus gracilis

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #22069
Note that the sides of the mantle enclose the shell when it is alive. This is a similar behaviour to a cowrie or moon snail.

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Pictures of Ficus gracilis

Ficus gracilis from Dauin, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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