Phyllodesmium sp. 6
Rocky wall shallower than 10m. 20 - 30mm in size. Hachijo Island, Japan. Photo: Shouichi Kato.
Very similar in external appearance to Phyllodesmium sp. 5, but this animal has white specks over the body while Phyllodesmium sp. 5 has a distinct pattern of white lines. Also, the rhinophores have small pointed white papillae all over them while in Phyllodesmium sp. 5 they are quite smooth.Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (May 20) Phyllodesmium sp. 6 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/phyllodsp6
Phyllodesmium 5 or 6 from East Timor ?
From: Nick Hobgood, February 17, 2007
Phyllodesmium? from Hachijo Island, Japan
From: Shouichi Kato, May 22, 2002