Tritoniopsis elegans (Audouin, 1826) [Tritonia]

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The colour variants of Tritoniopsis elegans range from almost clear white to creamy brown. In many specimens are opaque white markings on the smooth notum. There are many velar tentacles, in some specimens more than 30.
Some scientists used to call the white colour form Tritoniopsilla alba, later known as Tritoniopsis alba, which is according to WoRMS now accepted as Tritoniopsis elegans (Audouin, 1826). I don't know who formally synonymized it, WoRMS gives no reference.
MolluscaBase (2019). Tritoniopsis alba (Baba, 1949). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species
at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=872484 on 2019-04-03
More information on Tritoniopsis elegans are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 3 April 2019, Tritoniopsis elegans (Audouin, 1826)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Tritoniopsis_elegans.htm


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