Thuridilla undula   Gosliner,  1995 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
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: Living animals are turquoise bluish green. The parapodial margin is a burnt orange color. Below that is a narrow line of black followed by a region of vivid blue pigment. This black and blue pigment is also on the head and the mid region of the rhinophores. The tips of the rhinophores are orange while the base are the same turquoise blue-green of the body. Orange, black and blue bands are also present on the anterior margins of the foot.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• 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
  • Starfish Available at - http://www.starfish.ch/
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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