Philinopsis reticulata

(Eliot, 1903)

Philinopsis reticulata
Photographed by: Ole Johan Brett

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Aglajidae
Species:Philinopsis reticulata

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #24241
The typical east African form.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #4806
This species has a variable colour pattern throughout its Indo-Pacific range. This individual belongs to the dark brown to black colour form with the pale white reticulum reduced just to speckles.

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Pictures of Philinopsis reticulata

Philinopsis reticulata from Nelson Bay, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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