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Trinchesia sp. 44  Genus: von Ihering, 1879

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Trinchesia sp. 44 is characterized by its translucent whitish body with some opaque white markings. The cerata are mottled bright greenish/dark green with minute white spots and white apices. The smooth rhinophores and the oral tentacles are basally translucent orange, followed by white, then translucent orange, the tips are white. There is an opaque white marking between the rhinophores running to the oral tentacles.
I place it tentively within the genus Trinchesia  von Ihering, 1879, I should have better used the family Trinchesiidae  F. Nordsieck, 1972.
Korshunova et al. (2017) reinstated the family Trinchesiidae  F. Nordsieck, 1972 with the genera
-Catriona  Winckworth, 1941
-Diaphoreolis  Iredale & O'Donoghue, 1923
-Phestilla  Bergh, 1874
-Rubramoena  Cella, Carmona, Ekimova, Chichvarkhin, Schepetov & Gosliner, 2016
-Tenellia  A. Costa, 1866
-Trinchesia  von Ihering, 1879 and
-Zelentia  Korshunova, Martynov & Picton, 2017
Reference:
Korshunova, T.; Martynov, A.; Picton, B. (2017). Ontogeny as an important part of integrative taxonomy in tergipedid aeolidaceans (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia) with a description of a new genus and species from the Barents Sea.
Zootaxa. 4324(1): 1., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4324.1.1
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2018), published 8 July 2018, Trinchesia sp. 44  Genus: von Ihering, 1879
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Trinchesia_sp_44.htm

 
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