This species has been observed on Mayotte Island
Superfamily : Philinoidea
Family : Gastropteridae
Maximal size : 5mm
Species characteristics :
Head shield with a median yellow-orange line and a diffuse yellow band along the anterior edge.
The dorsal hump is yellow or orange with large white spots each bordered with a darker brown orange ring.
The outside of the parapodia are brown with a large yellowish spot at the highest point and two basal white spots.
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Photo Quentin Lognoné
Mayotte, Piscine de Papani, less 1 m , 9 Mach 2016, size : 2-3 mm:
Synonymous : (according Worms)
- Gastropteron ladrones Carlson & Hoff, 1974
Bibliographic data :
Bill Rudman Seaslug site : Siphopteron ladrones
Philippines Seaslugs Siphopteron ladrones
Carlson, C.H. & Hoff, P.J. (1974) The Gastropteridae of Guam. with descriptions of four new species (Opisthobranchia: Cephalaspidea). Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 21(5/6) : 345-363
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