Phyllodesmium crypticum

Rudman, 1981

Phyllodesmium crypticum
Photographed by: Indra Swari

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #3684
A juvenile form

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1499
This individual has cast off (autotomised) some of the cerata on the middle section of the right side and they are regrowing. That’s why the are not as long as the others.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2463
Phyllodesmium crypticum has very nodulose cerata, especially along the edges (unlike Phyllodesmium briareum and Phyllodesmium serratum - both have completely smooth cerata).

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Phyllodesmium crypticum from Komodo, Indonesia
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