Lecithophorus capensis

Macnae, 1958

Lecithophorus capensis
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Gymnodorididae
Species:Lecithophorus capensis

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2979
This dorid nudibranch is endemic to the Cape Province, South Africa. It is characterised by its very soft body and possession of a definite ridge all round the edge of the mantle (= notal brim).

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Lecithophorus capensis from Port Elizabeth, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Terry Gosliner
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