Eubranchus sp. 16  Genus: Forbes, 1838

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Eubranchus sp. 16 is characterized by its translucent body with numerous small white and orange spots. The cerata are white with a few small brown/red spots. The smooth rhinophores and the oral tentacles are basally translucent with small opaque white spots, there is a broad brown band in the outer third, the apices are opaque white.
The specimen of the pictures #3 and #4 is very demolated, laying on its back, side respectivly and showing its oral tentacles.
This species is Eubranchus sp. 6 at Jun Imamoto's website http://www.umiushi.info, it seems to be highly variable and is possibly a variant of IPN Eubranchus sp. 11 at page 357.
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books.
Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 11 April 2019, Eubranchus sp. 16  Genus: Forbes, 1838
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Eubranchus_sp_16.htm


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