A. Adams, 1854
This species has recently appeared in California. It is possibly Philine orientalis which is found naturally in Japan and southern China.
Shell and gizzard plates of a specimen from Bodega Bay, California, July 1998. Collected by Michelle Chow.
PHOTO: Bill Rudman.
• Adams, A. (1854) Descriptions of some new species of Lophocercidae and Philinidae, from the Cumingian Collection. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, 22: 94-95.
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (July 30) Philine orientalis? A. Adams, 1854. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/philori
Radula of Californian Philine orientalis
From: Bill Rudman, August 10, 1998
On Philine orientalis ? from California
From: Bill Rudman, July 30, 1998