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Polycera sp. 01 is characterized by its bownish body, covered with thin white lines, most of them longitudinal, some are oblique. There are longitudinal ridges of tan/cream rounded tubercles, which are whitish tipped. The rhinophores are dark brown, the gills are brownish-tan mottled.
The ID was confirmed by Dr. Juan Lucas Cervera Currado.
It is as Polycera sp. 6 in Gosliner et al. (2015), page 113, it is not in IPN.
This species was posted on 13 June 2011 at these websites as Polycera sp. A Genus: Cuvier, 1816, and changed on 11 December 2011
into Polycera sp. 01 Genus: Cuvier, 1816
For some genera, such as Trinchesia was the alphabet almost through. I had to change the distinguishing alphabetic character into a number. I had chosen 2-digit numbers, even though '01' looks a little bit stupid, and now is only the genus italic written.
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.
Sea Challengers Natural History Books. Gig Harbor, Washington. 426 pp.
Gosliner, T.M, D.W. Behrens & Á.Valdés. 2015. Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification Indo-Pacific.
New World Publications Inc. Jacksonville, FL. 408 pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 4 December 2020, Polycera sp. 01 Genus: Cuvier, 1816
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Polycera_sp_01.htm