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Trapania sp. 03  Genus: Pruvot-Fol, 1931

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Trapania sp. 03 is characterized by its orange background colour, and by opaque white extra-branchial and extra-rhinophoral processes. The rhinophores and the oral tentacles are basal tranlucent, merging into diffuse black. The gills are also translucent, with a a black line along the outside. Behind the gills is a short white median line which changes into black to the posterior end.
There is only one picture of this species at the internet, also from Anilao by Ken Tucker at NUDIPIXEL
This species was posted on 12 June 2011 at these websites as Trapania sp. C  Genus: Pruvot-Fol, 1931, and on 23 May 2012 changed into
Trapania sp. 03  Genus: Pruvot-Fol, 1931, for some genera, was the alphabet almost through. I had to change the distinguishing alphabetic character into a number. I had chosen 2-digit numbers, even though '01' looks a little bit stupid, and now is only the genus italic written.
This species is as Trapania sp. 8 in Gosliner et al. (2015) page 143.
Reference:
Gosliner, T.M, D.W. Behrens & Á.Valdés. 2015. Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification Indo-Pacific.
New World Publications Inc. Jacksonville, FL. 408 pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 11 March 2017, Trapania sp. 03  Genus: Pruvot-Fol, 1931
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Euctenidiacea/Trapania_sp_03.htm