Philine aperta

(Linnaeus, 1767)

Philine aperta
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Philinidae
Species:Philine aperta

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2972
All the large species of Philine look identical externally. The taxonomy of all these species needs reassessment.

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Pictures of Philine aperta

Philine aperta from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Philine aperta from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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Philine aperta from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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