Philinopsis sp. 02  Genus: Pease, 1860

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This is an unidentified or undescribed species of the genus Philinopsis - I call it Philinopsis sp. 02.
This elongate species is as Philinopsis sp. 3 in IPN at page 41, it is solid black/dark brown and very similar to
Philinopsis sp. 01 which has a globular appearance, and to
Chelidonura sp. 01 which is also solid black and differs by the long 'tails', this specimen was erroneously posted at these websites on 22 December 2012
as Chelidonura sp. 01  Genus: A. Adams, 1850.
Species of Philinopsis are usually found burrowing through sand or mud, or crawling upon it.
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books.
Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 8 April 2017, Philinopsis sp. 02  Genus: Pease, 1860
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Cephalaspidea/Philinopsis_sp_02.htm