This species has been observed on Madagascar Island
Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Aeolidioidea
Distribution : West pacific Red sea and Madagascar
Maximal size : 40 mm
Species characteristics :
The body colour is pearly white. The dorsal surface from head to tail has series of concentric circles that are bright lemon yellow (sometimes absent), bright grey and pearly white or pearly pink inside.
The rhinophores are pearly white with the small ochre or dark green/black spots. They are densely papillate on posterior side.
Small ochre or dark green/black spots together with bright yellow patches form a continuous band on each side of the body.
The cerata are moderately short, fusiform and rounded. Their tips are slightly recurved towards the tail. The cerata are pearly white overlaid by ochre or dark green/black spots
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Photo Barbara Bini
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 20 m, size : 25 mm
Kwajalein Underwater : Limenandra rosanae
Leila Carmona, Marta Pola, Terrence M. Gosliner, & Juan Lucas Cervera. 2013 . The end of a long controversy : systematics of the genus Limenandra (Mollusca: Nudibranchia: Aeolidiidae)
Other photos of Limenandra rosanae :
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 23 July 2017
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