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Facelinidae sp. 11  Family: Bergh, 1889

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This is an undescribed species of the family Facelinidae  Bergh, 1889, it is characterized by its extreme long oral tentancles, which are basally transcendent with white pigment on the upper side, in the outer third merges the colour into yellowish. The smooth rhinophores are similar coloured, basally transcendent merging into whitish, merging in the outer third into yellowish. The cerata are dark brown, almost black, with whitish tips. The body is translucent whitish.
I label it Facelinidae sp. 11 to distinguish it from other undescribed species of the family Facelinidae  Bergh, 1889.
Dr. Alicia Hermosillo-González has a picture of the same species taken at Komodo-Alor, Indonesia as "Cerberilla sp. orange green", identified by Terry Gosliner: "This is the same as our Anilao animal, which turns out to be a facelinid rather than a Cerberilla."
This species was identified by Hsini Lin on 12 October 2015 on the facebook group nudibase.Thanks!
Note, the specimen in picture #1 is laying eggs.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2016), published 25 August 2016, Facelinidae sp. 11  Family: Bergh, 1889
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Dexiarchia/Facelinidae_sp_11.htm