Phidiana indica

(Bergh, 1896)

Also known as: Caloria indica

Phidiana indica
Photographed by: Trent Burkholder

Notes from Dr. Bill Rudman: Also placed in the genera Learchis, Caloria, Hervia and Facelina by various authors. The correct generic placing cannot be resolved at present.

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

Comment from Neville Coleman on photo #224
Very common from Japan, Indonesia and Hawaii to Fiji and Vanuatu this species feeds on hydroids. It grows to about 25 mm

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Pictures of Phidiana indica

Phidiana indica from Philippines
Location: Philippines
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Phidiana indica from Koh Phangan, Thailand
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Phidiana indica from Puerto Galera, Philippines
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Phidiana indica from Kavieng, PNG
Location: Kavieng, PNG
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Phidiana indica from Sabah, Malaysia
Location: Sabah, Malaysia
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Phidiana indica from Kilifi Creek, Kenya
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Phidiana indica from Koh Tao, Thailand
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Phidiana indica from Philippines
Location: Philippines
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Phidiana indica from Musandam, Oman
Location: Musandam, Oman
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Phidiana indica from Musandam, Oman
Location: Musandam, Oman
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Phidiana indica from Koh Lipe, Thailand
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Phidiana indica from Khor Fakkan, United Arab Emirates
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