Sakuraeolis kirembosa Rudman, 1980
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Sakuraeolis kirembosa is characterized by a translucent orange body.
The oral tentacles and the rhinophores are basal transparent, distal milky orange.
The lower three quarters of each ceras is translucent, followed by a greenish brown section, a bright purple region, and an orange apex.
The blackish-greenish brown digestive gland ducts are clearly visible in the cerata. The cerata are usually extremely long, and often
held upright. Sakuraeolis kirembosa feeds on Eudendrium hydroids.
It was described from Tanzania and is reported from the United Arab Emirates, so this record from the
Philippines is a large range extension.
More information on Sakuraeolis kirembosa are on
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How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 24 January 2020, Sakuraeolis kirembosa Rudman, 1980