Phyllidia willani

Brunckhorst, 1993

Phyllidia willani
Photographed by: Indra Swari

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Phyllidiidae
Species:Phyllidia willani

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #8055
An atypical individual with only a narrow black line forming a circle on the central area of the mantle.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #4927
Note the characteristic white granules in the skin that are not present in similar colour forms of the related species Phyllidia ocellata.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2807
A nice photo of a typical adult specimen.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2694
A juvenile individual in which the lateral black swirls and white granules characteristic of this species are present, but none of the pustules have acquired the orange pigmentation on their caps yet.

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Pictures of Phyllidia willani

Phyllidia willani from Mataking, Malaysia
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Phyllidia willani from Timor-Leste
Location: Timor-Leste
Posted 6 years ago
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Phyllidia willani from Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Phyllidia willani from Anilao, Philippines
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Phyllidia willani from Dauin, Philippines
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Phyllidia willani from Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
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Phyllidia willani from Halmahera, Indonesia
Posted 5 years ago
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Phyllidia willani from Davao, Philippines
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Phyllidia willani from Mabul, Malaysia
Location: Mabul, Malaysia
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