Coryphellina cf. rubrolineata    O'Donoghue, 1929

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Islands

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Flabellinoidea
Family : Flabellinidae
Distribution : Madagascar and ...
Maximal size : 30 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

The general body color is translucent orange white.

No purple or reddish longitudinal lines

The cerata are like the body and with a whitish tip and an sub-apical purple ring

Coryphellina cf rubrolineata
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Photo Alain-Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 5 October 2015,

Remarks :

Identification confirmed by Hsini Lin . Some authors considered that it a variant of Coryphellina rubrolineata.

Bibliographic data :

     It looks like Coryphellina rubrolineata and Coryphellina sp. 1 but :
Coryphellina . rubrolineata has 3 continuous or interrupted purple or reddish longitudinal lines
              - Coryphellina sp. 1 has an opaque white body

Other photos of Coryphellina cf. rubrolineata :

Barbara Bini

Madagascar, Nosy bé, 13 m, size : 30 mm

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