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Tubulophilinopsis lineolata (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854) [Aglaja]

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Philinopsis lineolata is characterized by its colour pattern of alternating transverse black and whitish lines, there is blue pigment on the papodia at the anterior and the posterior end (head and 'tails').
Species of Tubulophilinopsis are usually found burrowing through sand or mud.
This species was posted on 7 August 2003 at these websites as Philinopsis lineolata (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854) [Aglaja], Zamora-Silva & Malaquias (2017) moved it
into the new genus Tubulophilinopsis  Zamora-Silva & Malaquias, 2017.
Reference:
Andrea Zamora-Silva and Manuel António E. Malaquias Molecular phylogeny of the Aglajidae head-shield sea slugs (Heterobranchia: Cephalaspidea): new evolutionary lineages revealed and proposal of a new classification
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2017, XX, 1-51
available online at https://academic.oup.com/zoolinnean/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx064/4584517
More information on Tubulophilinopsis lineolata as Philinopsis lineolata are on Bill Rudman's Sea Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2018), published 17 January 2018, Tubulophilinopsis lineolata (H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Cephalaspidea/Tubulophilinopsis_lineolata.htm