This species has been observed on Madagascar Island
Species characteristics :
Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Euctenidiacea
Superfamily : Phyllidioidea
Family : Phyllidiidae
Distribution : Madagascar,
Maximal size : 12 mm
Pinkish white with longitudinal black lines and a bright yellow orange marginal band on the anterior end.
Some tubercles capped with orange
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Photo Alain Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 18 August 2015
Looks like Phyllidia sp. 5 from Madagascar in NSSI, Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification, Indo-Pacific, Gosliner, Valdés & Behrens, 2015
It could be also a non described variant of P. exquisita...
Bibliographic data :
Similar to Phyllidia exquisita and Phyllidia alyta but :
- P. alyta hasn't bright yellow orange marginal band on the anterior end.
- P exquisita has numerous transverse lateral black lines
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