Smaragdia souverbiana

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

Smaragdia souverbiana
Photographed by: Lorenzo de Ponti

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Family:Neritidae
Species:Smaragdia souverbiana

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #32800
This small marine snail is commonly known as the Emerald Nerite and it lives on seagrass where its emerald green colour gives it perfect camouflage.

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Pictures of Smaragdia souverbiana

Smaragdia souverbiana from Malindi, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Malindi, Kenya
Posted 6 years ago
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Smaragdia souverbiana from Watamu, Kenya
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 6 years ago
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