Melibe ocellata

Bergh, 1888

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Dendronotina
Family:Tethydidae
Species:Melibe ocellata

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1908
This seems to be the only tropical species of Melibe with tall pointed cerata without any pustules or papillae on them. The oral hood is relatively small.

Locality:

 

Pictures of Melibe ocellata

Melibe cf. ocellata from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
Viewed 2030 times
 
 
« Madrella sp. | Other species from Perhentian, Malaysia | Melibe pilosa species group »