Lomanotus sp. 1

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Dendronotoidea
Family : Lomanotidae
Distribution : Madagascar
Maximal size : 10-15 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

With a network of opaque white lines on the notum

Body wider near the rhinophores and again most posteriorly in two lobes

Some specimen with a pink marks on the dorsum...

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Photo Alain-Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 7 m, 4 September 2017, size : 10-15 mm


Remarks :

Identification proposed by Hsini Lin
    Synonymous : (according Worms)
         -) No name

Bibliographic data :

Members of Lomanotidae have elongate bodies and a serie of lobed lateral appendages. The appendages may be arranged in a continuous fashion or in one or two lobes of the notal margin.
    They feed on a variety of Hydroids

Other photos of Lomanotus sp. 1 :



Alain-Benoît Rassat

Madagascar, Nosy bé, 20 August 2017



Alain-Benoît Rassat

Madagascar, Nosy bé, 16 September 2017

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