Okenia amoenula

(Bergh, 1907)

Okenia amoenula
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Goniodorididae
Species:Okenia amoenula

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2973
This dorid nudibranch is endemic to the cape province of South Africa. It is characterised by the very elongate papillae arising from the notum, all of which have yellow or golden apices, and by the red longitudinal markings on the back.

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Pictures of Okenia amoenula

Okenia amoenula from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Okenia amoenula from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Terry Gosliner
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Okenia amoenula from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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