This species has been observed on Madagascar Island
Order : Nudibranchia
Sous ordre : Dexiarchia
Super famille : Fionoidea
Famille : Fionidae
Distribution : Madagascar and...
Maximal size : 10 mm
Abundance : Seldom if ever...
Species characteristics :
Tergipes now represents fionids with a reduced number of cerata and simple hepatic branching.
Body and rhinophore transparent white
Cerata transparent except the tip which is opaque white on larger cerata.
The white gland duct is visible by transparence.
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Photo Pirjo Pellet
Madagascar, Nosy Bé, 4m, 3 December 2015, size : 10 mm
See more about : Sightening and mating periods
Identification confirmed by David Behrens
Synonymous : (according Worms)
Bibliographic data :
Cella, K; Carmona Barnosi, L.; Ekimova, I; Chichvarkhin, A; Schepetov, D; Gosliner, T. M. (2016). A radical solution: The phylogeny of the nudibranch family Fionidae. PLoS ONE. 11(12): e0167800
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