Onchidoris bilamellata

(Linnaeus, 1767)

Onchidoris bilamellata
Photographed by: Eddy Mannak

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Onchidorididae
Species:Onchidoris bilamellata

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12319
This is one of the few nudibranchs to spawn en masse. This photo shows three individuals surrounded by white coils of spawn.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12320
This is one of the few nudibranchs to spawn en masse. This photo shows one individual surrounded by white coils of spawn.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12314
This photo shows two mating individuals

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #6557
This moderately large dorid nudibranch is characterised by the brown pigment on the mantle, the numerous club-shaped papillae with rounded tips, and by the numerous gills arranged in a horse-shoe.

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Pictures of Onchidoris bilamellata

Onchidoris bilamellata from California, USA
Location: California, USA
Posted 5 years ago
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Onchidoris bilamellata from California, USA
Location: California, USA
Posted 4 years ago
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Onchidoris bilamellata from California, USA
Location: California, USA
Posted 4 years ago
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