Costasiella kuroshimae Ichikawa, 1993

テングモウミウシ Costasiella kuroshimae
Photographed by
KIMOTO Nobuhiko
Location
Yaene, Hachijo Island, Izu Shichitou and Ogasawara, Japan
Date
2018/06/28
Length
3mm
Depth
10.0m
Water temperature
26.0℃
Comment is not registered
Ichikawa, M. 1993. Saccoglossa (Opisthobranchia) from the Ryukyu Islands. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 36: 119-139. The anterior part of the head is divided longitudinally by a brown colour patternthus giving the impression of two roundish pouches. The rhinophores are white, but their tips are black. No oral tentacles are present. A brown mark is present medially behind the eyes. The cerata are arranged in 7 rows, generally green with white tips. Iridescent dots are scattered over the green parts of the cerata.
Ichikawa, M. 1993. Saccoglossa (Opisthobranchia) from the Ryukyu Islands. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 36: 119-139.

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