Thuridilla carlsoni   Gosliner,  1995 (Sea Slug)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Sacoglossa
Family:Plakobranchidae

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Description
Size: Max length 2.0 cm TL (male)

Color: It is characterized by the clusters of deep green marks on a dull cream background. The rhinophores are cream except for green patterning at the base and a bluish tip. The parapodial margins are creamy in color.

Similar species: Thuridilla livida


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Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal
Prey:  Algae

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Gosliner, TM (1995) The genus Thuridilla (Opisthobranchia: Elysiidae) from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with a revision of the phylogeny and systematics of the Elysiidae Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 49(1) Available at - Zoological Records
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Ramakrishna; Sreeraj, CR; Raghunathan, C; Sivaperuman, C; Yogesh Kumar, JS; Raghuraman, R; Immanuel, T and Rajan, PT (2010) Guide to Opisthobranchs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands ZSI, Kolkata 187 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf

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