Chelidonura punctata   Eliot,  1903 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Cephalaspidea
Family:Aglajidae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Size: Max length 2.0 cm TL (male)

Color: Large yellow-orange spots. Spots are scattered in the mantle. Few near the mantle edge and few spots are on the anterior portion of the body. Mantle edge is blue.

Similar species: Chelidonura tsurugensis, Chelidonura sandrana


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago INDIA
• MADAGASCAR
• MYANMAR
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Car Nicobar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

Page last updated on:2011-08-24

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