Elysia sp. 6

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Island

Order : Sacoglossa
Superfamily : Plakobranchoidea
Family : Plakobranchidae
Distribution : Madagascar and Papua New Guinea ?
Maximal size : 30 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

Mottled green with numerous yellow spots

Parapodia highly convolutated withred terminal bands



Elysia sp6
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Photo Alain Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 8m, 8 July 2016, size 30 mm

Remarks :

Identification confirmed by Hsini Lin "look like Elysia sp. 5 from Papua New Guinea in NSSI, Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification, Indo-Pacific, Gosliner, Valdés & Behrens, 2015"

Bibliographic data :

It feeds on Caulerpa recemosa

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