Micromelo guamensis   (Quoy & Gaimard,  1825) (Sea Slug)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:
Family:Aplustridae

Image copyrights: Bill Rudman

Description
Color: Translucent white with white patches on the mantle. Bright white lining borders the mantle. The second lining is thicker and is of bright blue in color. The shell is opaque with black lining.

This species has a shell on its back. It retains its shell.

Similar species: Micromelo undata


Synonym (s)
Bullaea guamensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago 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
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/
  • (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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