Prosimnia sp.

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Prosimnia sp.
Photographed by: Indra Swari

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Ovulidae
Species:Prosimnia sp.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #29368
This photo is taken in situ and it shows the animal’s proboscis extended and feeding on the polyps of its host gorgonian sea fan. I think teh black spots on the gorgonian might be its eggs.

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Pictures of Prosimnia sp.

Prosimnia sp. from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 7 years ago
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