Flabellina iodinea

(Cooper, 1862)

Flabellina iodinea
Photographed by: Ken Tucker

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Aeolidina
Family:Flabellinidae
Species:Flabellina iodinea

Comment from Gary McDonald on photo #9514
The deep purple body and orange to scarlet cerata are distinctive

Comment from Gary McDonald on photo #3747
The purple body and scarlet to orange cerata are characteristic of Flabellina iodinea.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1418
A most characteristic Californian aeolid, commonly known as the Spanish Shawl.

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Pictures of Flabellina iodinea

Flabellina iodinea from Anacapa Island, USAIdentification reviewed by Gary McDonald
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Flabellina iodinea from Anacapa Island, USA
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