This species has been observed on Réunion Island
Superfamily : Philinoidea
Western Pacific and Reunion
Maximal size : 25 mm
Species characteristics :
Uniformly black or black to dark brown with opaque white longitudinal stripes and dots
Usualy crawling rapidly on the surface of sand....
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Photo Philibert Bidgrain
Réunion, Etang sale on the rocky coast,less 1 m, 6 April 2010, size : 6 mm
Manuel Malaquias. "
Very interesting specimens of Nakamigawaia! I'm not so sure this is spiralis, maybe a new species even if in the West pacific, in Taiwan, I have collected a very similar morph. But yours look different."
So for the moment I prefered to use the term of Nakamigawaia cf. spiralis
World Seaslug Nakamigawaia spiralis
Med Slug Nakamigawaia spiralis
Zamora-Silva A. & Malaquias M.A.E. (2017). Molecular phylogeny of the Aglajidae head-shield sea slugs (Heterobranchia: Cephalaspidea): new evolutionary lineages revealed and proposal of a new classification. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
NSSI, Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification, Indo-Pacific, Gosliner, Valdés & Behrens, 2015
Other photos of Nakamigawaia cf. spiralis :
Réunion, Etang sale on the rocky coast
, less 1 m, 6 April 2010, size : 6 mm
Réunion, September 2009
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