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Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus  Hyman, 1959

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The specimen #1 was identified by Dr.Wolfgang Seifarth, it is at his website Marine Flatworms of the World! as
Pseudoceros sapphirinus  Newman & Cannon, 1994, and was posted on 15 September 2012 at these websites with that name.
Let me quote Marcela Bolanos at LifeDesks:
"External anatomy: Thick body without ruffled margins. The background is black with velvety appearance with a bright blue narrow band near to margin and an extremely white line at rim, sometimes yellow or turquoise. The ventral surface is black with the white rim. Pseudotentacles formed by simple broad folds of the anterior margin but the pseudotentacular eyes are not visible because of the dark pigment."
Bolanõs et al. (2016) write:"…P. caeruleocinctus is a senior synonym of P. sapphirinus." I changed it on 7 July 2021
into Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus  Hyman, 1959.
Reference:
Bolaños, D. Marcela; Bin Qi Gan; Ong, Rene S. L. First records of pseudocerotid flatworms (Platyhelminthes: Polycladida: Cotylea) from Singapore: A taxonomic report with remarks on colour variation.
Raffles Bulletin of Zoology . 2016 Supplement 34, p130-169. 40p.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2021), published 7 July 2021, Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus  Hyman, 1959
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Look-alike/Platyhelminthes/Pseudoceros_caeruleocinctus/Select.htm

 
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