Polycera sp. 01  Genus: Cuvier, 1816

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This is an unidentified or undescribed species of the genus Polycera. I call it Polycera sp. 01 to distinguish it from other species of Polycera.
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


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