This species has been observed on Madagascar and Mozambic
Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Aeolidioidea
Family : Facelinidae
Distribution : Madagascar, Mozambic
Maximal size : 20-25 mm
Species characteristics :
Body opaque white
Cerata entirely orange
Rhinophore orange without papillae on their posterior surface and a white mark subapically
Oral tentacle opaque white with orange ring at the base
The white opaque anterior foot corners are prominent, being enlarged into pointed tentacles
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Photo Alain-Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Jardin d'éponge, Nosy Bé, 19 May 2016, size : 20-25 mm
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For some people this specimen looks like Facelina sp. for others to a Caloria sp. and others incline for a Sakuraeolis sp. Waiting for a real scientific study of this kind of specimens, it seems preferable to call them Facelinid sp. Hence the choice of Facelinid sp. 1 for these specimens.
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Other photos of Facelinid sp. 1 :
Madagascar, Nosy Bé, 15 April 2017
Exactly ther same pattern...
Paindane, , size : 10mm
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