Thuridilla bayeri   (Marcus,  1965) (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Sacoglossa
Family:Plakobranchidae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Color: Body black, yellowish lines starting from rhinophores and extends up to the tail. Rhinophore large comparing to the body length. Rhinophoral tips bright yellow and rest of the part white. The basal portion of the rhinophore black from where the yellowish lines start. Yellowish tint at the tail tip.

Similar species: Thuridilla livida


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Prey:  Algae

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, North Wandoor 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
  • (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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