Trinchesia sibogae

Bergh, 1905

Also known as: Cuthona sibogae

Trinchesia sibogae
Photographed by: Indra Swari

Well known as Cuthona sibogae worldwide, but recent publications suggest that it is basically included in genus Trinchesia.

Miller, M.C. 2004. An appraisal of the identity of the New Zealand species of the aeolid nudibranch family Tergipedidae (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia). Journal of Natural History 38: 1183-1192.

Miller, M.C. & Willan, R.C. 2005. A redescription and taxonomic reappraisal of the Indo-Pacific aeolid nudibranch Trinchesia sibogae (Bergh, 1905) (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia). Vita Malacologica 3: 69-75.

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Aeolidina
Family:Tergipedidae
Species:Trinchesia sibogae

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #11083
An atypical individual that is extremely pale and transparent.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #9796
A very small juvenile individual.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #10232
It looks like there may be a 2nd specimen down below, behind? The hydroid looks like a sertularellid as well, which is a good sign!

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #5719
This individual shows the pale colour form of this species.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #4381
A very pale coloured individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #3059
This individual is on its food hydroid.

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Pictures of Trinchesia sibogae

Trinchesia sibogae from Ponta Malongane, MozambiqueIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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