Dermatobranchus sp. 1

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This species has been observed on Mayotte Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Arminoidea
Family : Arminidae
Distribution : Indonesia and Mayotte
Maximal size : 20mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

Dark bluish to black notum with thin longitidinal ridge

Mantle, foot and oral veil margins orange

Rhinophores black with vertical white lamellae


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Photo Fabrice Schubert
Mayotte, 11 May 2011

Remarks :

Looks like Dermatobranchus sp. 12 in South Africa in NSSI, Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification, Indo-Pacific, Gosliner, Valdés & Behrens, 2015

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