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Unidentia sp. 02  Genus: Millen & Hermosillo, 2012

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Unidentia sp. 02 has reddish-violet longitudinal lines on its body, one down the centre of its back and one down each side of the body just below the cerata. The smooth rhinophores are translucent pink at the base merging into translucent violet, with a translucent whitish apex. The oral tentacles are of the same colour. The cerata are whitish-pink with a reddish-violet subapical ring.
This species was posted on 20 October 2010 at these websites as Flabellina cf. rubrolineata (O’Donoghue, 1929) [Coryphellina],
I moved it on 12 June 2019 into the genus Unidentia  Millen & Hermosillo, 2012.
It is part of the 'Coryphellina rubrolineata look-alike' complex:
Pretty similar are :
Coryphellina rubrolineata which differs by the papillae at the posterior side of the rhinophores, and
Unidentia sandramillenae which has a broad opaque white band at the rhinophores, and a translucent orange background colour.
Flabellina sp. 05 which differs by the bluish rhinophores and oral tentacles both with a white outer half.
Unidentia cf. angelvaldesi which lacks the purple longitudinal lines.
Reference:
Korshunova, T.; Martynov, A.; Bakken, T.; Evertsen, J.; Fletcher, K.; Mudianta, W.; Saito, H.; Lundin, K.; Schrödl, M.; Picton, B. (2017). Polyphyly of the traditional family Flabellinidae affects a major group of Nudibranchia: aeolidacean taxonomic reassessment with descriptions of several new families, genera, and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda).
ZooKeys. 717: 1-139., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.717.21885
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 12 June 2019, Unidentia sp. 02  Genus: Millen & Hermosillo, 2012
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Unidentia_sp_02.htm

 
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