Cuthona sp. 8

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Fionoidea
Family : Fionidae
Distribution : Madagascar, South Africa
Maximal size : 30 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

Orange with a broad opaque patche of opaque white on the notum

The brown digestive gland extends into the cerata and the anterior part of the head

Cerata with an orange subapical band and an opaque terminal patche

Rhinophores whitish and pale to intense orange


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Photo Alain-Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 5 m, May 2018, size : 15 mm

Remarks :

This species looks like Cuthona sp. 35 from South Africa in Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification. Indopacific. Gosliner & All, 2015

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