Melibe papillosa (de Philippi, 1867) [Jacunia]

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Melibe papillosa is characterized by its flat 'paper like' cerata which have some papillae at their tips, and by its translucent brownish/golden body. There are a few papillae on the body. Let me quote IPN:"Cerata wedge-shaped and triangular with a laterally flattened surface."
The pictures #4 and #5 had been misidentified and were posted on these websites on 16 November 2011 and 6 November 2013 as
Melibe viridis  Kelaart, 1858.
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 10 October 2019, Melibe papillosa (de Philippi, 1867)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Melibe_papillosa.htm


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