Annulorhina mandapamensis   Rao,  1968 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Eubranchidae

Description
Size: 7 mm in length and 1-5 mm in width

Color: Yellowish-brown with grey spots all over the body and with orange-colored patches on the cerata. A bright yellowish orange band is present on the sub-apical region on the cerata, and another pink or purple-colored band just below the sub-apical region. Prominent dark patches are visible through the integument at the bases of the first circlet of tubercles. The apex and the tubercles of the cerata are covered with white shining granules.

Rhinophores annulated; radula triseriate; masticatory border denticulate; ptyaline glands present; preputial sac absent; vas deferens with glandular prostate, penis armed with short triangular spines.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, KP (1968) On a new genus and some new species of Opisthobranchiate gastropods of the family Eubranchidae from the Gulf of Mannar Proceedings of the Symposium on Mollusca; 12-16 January 1968 Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 51-60 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2363/

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