Melibe pilosa species group

This species group consists of: Melibe fimbriata, Melibe papillosa, Melibe pilosa

Melibe pilosa species group
Photographed by: Melvin Lee

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1714
Individual with expanded oral hood.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #833
Detail of oral veil viewed from the front.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #547
The members of this species group have branched and papillate processes on their cerata, however, like Melibe viridis, they have a simple (i.e., non-papillose) ceratal margin. The nominal species in this group are Melibe papillosa, Melibe pilosa and (probably) Melibe fimbriata.

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Pictures of Melibe pilosa species group

Melibe pilosa species group from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Milne Bay, PNGIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Milne Bay, PNG
Posted 10 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 10 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Manado, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Davao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Dave Behrens
Posted 8 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 10 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Melibe pilosa species group from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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