Phidiana bourailli

(Risbec, 1928)

Also known as: Facelina bourailli

Phidiana bourailli
Photographed by: Denis Riek

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Aeolidina
Family:Facelinidae
Species:Phidiana bourailli

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12010
This individual was subject to a massive predator attack some time ago and, at the time of the attack, it cast off (autotomised) most of its cerata leaving only a few close the dorsal midline. The autotomised cerata have all started to regrow and they appear as short, brown, buds.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #11096
A juvenile individual

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Pictures of Phidiana bourailli

Phidiana bourailli from Long Dong, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Phidiana bourailli from Long Dong, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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