Melibe rangii

Bergh, 1875

Also known as: Melibe engeli

Melibe rangii
Photographed by: Indra Swari

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

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #22481
I think so but cannot see the rhinophore sheaths, which should have a large flat appendage.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #22947
Note the rounded pink egg masses within, as well as thedivisions at the ends of the swollen tuberculate (papillate) cerata.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #9435
I am pretty sure this is M. rangii - very transparent, but you can just about make out the cerata, as well as the beads of the ovotestis within the body.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12487
This species of Melibe has recently been redescribed and the name established as Melibe rangii by Nathalie Yonow in her book on the sea slugs of the Red Sea.

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Pictures of Melibe rangii

Melibe rangii from Mabul, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Mabul, Malaysia
Posted 7 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Taba, EgyptIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Taba, Egypt
Posted 7 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Taba, EgyptIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Taba, Egypt
Posted 7 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 6 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 6 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 6 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Nuweiba, EgyptIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Nuweiba, Egypt
Posted 5 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Nuweiba, EgyptIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Nuweiba, Egypt
Posted 5 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Nuweiba, EgyptIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Nuweiba, Egypt
Posted 5 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Flores, Indonesia
Posted 5 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Watamu, Kenya
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 4 years ago
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Melibe rangii from Rinca Island, Indonesia
Posted 3 years ago
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