Cerberilla annulata   (Quoy & Gaimard,  1832) (Sea Slug)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Aeolidiidae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Color: Mantle and cerata are white. It is characterised by the relatively long cerata, white body and cerata, and yellow (upper) and black (lower) band near the ceratal tip. The yellow and black bands are divided with a small white band. The cerata are numerous in number and are arranged irregularly.

Similar species: Cerberilla ambonensis


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mayabunder 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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