Mandelia mirocornata

Valdés & Gosliner, 1999

Also known as: Mandelia microcornata

Mandelia mirocornata
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridacea
Family:Mandeliidae
Species:Mandelia mirocornata

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2976
This dorid nudibranch is endemic to South Africa. It is related to Doriopsilla in having no radula and feeding suctorially on sponges.

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Mandelia mirocornata from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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