Phyllodesmium colemani  Rudman, 1991

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Phyllodesmium colemani has been observed feeding exclusively on the organpipe coral Tubipora musica. It rapidly drops off many of its cerata when disturbed (autotomise). They are usually hidden between the "organpipes". and only visible when the polyps of the coral are retracted. I broke the coral with my knife for this shot, sorry for that.
More information on Phyllodesmium colemani are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 6 December 2019, Phyllodesmium colemani  Rudman, 1991
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Phyllodesmium_colemani.htm


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