Caloria sp. 01  Genus: Trinchese, 1888

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Caloria sp. 01 is characterized by its translucent orange to pink body with an opaque white median line running from the anterior end to just behind the rhinophores. The cerata are opaque white with translucent apices. The smooth rhinophores are basally translucent orange and most of their length opaque white. The long oral tentacles are translucent orange/whitish.
This species is Caloria sp. 4 in IPN on page 377
It was the Opisthobranch of the Week #626 on Michael D. Miller's The Slug Site.
Very similar is Caloria sp. 02 which lacks the opaque white median line on the head.
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. (2018), published 24 November 2018, Caloria sp. 01  Genus: Trinchese, 1888
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Caloria_sp_01.htm


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