Notobryon wardi  Odhner, 1936

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When disturbed uses Notobryon wardi it's medio-dorsal posterior crest as a 'paddle', to swim by vigorously waving it from side to side. This shot shows a specimen in situ, here is the same specimen in a vessel.
The pictures #7, #8, #9, and #10 were originally posted at these websites as Notobryon sp. 01 with the comment: "It is Notobryon sp. 1 in IPN at page 327",
Pola et al. (2012) consider it a variant of N. wardi.
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books.
Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
Pola M., Camacho-Garcia Y.E. & Gosliner T.M. (2012) Molecular data illuminate cryptic nudibranch species: the evolution of the Scyllaeidae (Nudibranchia: Dendronotina) with a revision of Notobryon.
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165: 311–336., available online at doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00816.x
More information on Notobryon wardi are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 19 October 2019, Notobryon wardi  Odhner, 1936
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Notobryon_wardi.htm


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