Janolus capensis

Bergh, 1907

Also known as: Janolus capensis species group

Janolus capensis
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Arminina
Family:Zephyrinidae
Species:Janolus capensis

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #3115
This species is indistinguishable externally from Janolus longidentatus, but Janolus nakaza differs from them both in having bright blue tips to the cerata.

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #3425
Janolus capensis

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #3503
Janolus capensis

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #9722
Janolus capensis

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #11750
The globular egg mass is characteristic of Janolus capensis

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #11921
Janolus capensis

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #12221
The extensive covering of opaque white on the cerata is always typical of Janolus capensis

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Pictures of Janolus capensis

Janolus capensis from Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa
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