Polybranchia orientalis

(Kelaart, 1858)

Polybranchia orientalis
Photographed by: Graham Abbott

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Sacoglossa
Family:Polybranchiidae
Species:Polybranchia orientalis

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1026
If it were flipped over (and I don’t recommend flipping these sap suckers over because they autotomise all their cerata!) the foot would be seen to lack a transverse groove on the sole (a groove is present in all species of Cyerce).

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Pictures of Polybranchia orientalis

Polybranchia orientalis from Komodo, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 10 years ago
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