Tritoniopsis alba

(Baba, 1949)

Tritoniopsis alba
Photographed by: Jon Ellis

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Dendronotina
Family:Tritoniidae
Species:Tritoniopsis alba

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2724
This is Tritoniopsis alba.
Tritoniopsis elegans is endemic to the Red Sea.

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Pictures of Tritoniopsis alba

Tritoniopsis alba from Ambon, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Tritoniopsis alba from Fakfak, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 10 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Queensland, Australia
Posted 9 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Okinawa, JapanIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Okinawa, Japan
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Tritoniopsis alba from Komodo, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from General Santos, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Lailai Rock Fishing Area, Taiwan
Posted 8 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Lailai Rock Fishing Area, Taiwan
Posted 8 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Lailai Rock Fishing Area, Taiwan
Posted 8 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Tritoniopsis alba from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Tritoniopsis alba from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Similar Species

Author: Dr. Richard Willan

At the present time Tritoniopsis elegans is known from the Red Sea and eastern coast of Africa. It is closely related to Tritoniopsis alba from the tropical western Pacific Ocean. In fact, some people have speculated they may be the same species, in which case the name would have to be Tritoniopsis elegans because it is older. However, until a comparative anatomical study, possibly reinforced with molecular data, has been undertaken and published it is advisable to consider them as separate species.

 
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