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 Sharm el-Sheikh, EgyptIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Gun Beach, Guam
Location: Gun Beach, Guam
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Mabul, Malaysia
Location: Mabul, Malaysia
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Similan Islands, Thailand
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Tioman, Malaysia
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Malindi, Kenya
Location: Malindi, Kenya
Posted 7 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Anilao, Philippines
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Similan Islands, ThailandIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Phidiana indica from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
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