Pseudobiceros bedfordi Laidlaw, 1903
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Pseudobiceros bedfordi is a common Indo-Pacific flatworm. It is characterized by the brown to black background colour, densely covered by minute white or yellowish spots. Distinctive are the broad pink transverse stripes, which are brown/black at their edges. The pseudotentacles are ruffled.
The ventral side is bright pink.
This picture shows 2 specimens getting in contact, at this picture they start mating and
show their bright pink ventral side.
The identification of this specimen was confirmed by the late Dr. Leslie Newman, RIP!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 22 January 2019, Pseudobiceros bedfordi Laidlaw, 1903