Pleurobranchaea brockii

Bergh, 1897

Pleurobranchaea brockii
Photographed by: Michael Henke

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Pleurobranchida
Family:Pleurobranchidae
Species:Pleurobranchaea brockii

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #9617
This is an exceptionally good photo of a typical individual showing very nicely the characteristic features of the branched papillae on the oral veil and caudal spur on the top of the tail.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #875
Recognisable by the large compound papillae fringing the oral veil and spur on the upper side of the tail.

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Pictures of Pleurobranchaea brockii

Pleurobranchaea brockii from Sydney, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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