Flabellina riwo

Gosliner & Willan, 1991

Flabellina riwo
Photographed by: Indra Swari

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #8620
A very small juvenile individual

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #7727
A nice photo of a typical individual

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2317
The white speckled back is distinctive for Flabellina riwo. By contrast, Flabellina bilas has pale blue or white patches down its back and red and white rings at the tips of the cerata (see this photo).

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #333
The specific name, riwo, comes from a village near Madang where the original specimen was found.

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Pictures of Flabellina riwo

Flabellina riwo from Dauin, Philippines
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Similan Islands, ThailandIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Flabellina riwo from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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