Cyerce sp. 02  Genus: Bergh, 1871

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Cyerce sp. 02 is characterized by minute brownish spots forming a reticulate pattern on the cerata, and by a faint mottled pinkish/orange and blue marginal band on the cerata.
The cerata are can easily be cast off (autotomised) when the animal is disturbed.
This species was the the "Opisthobranch of the Week" at Michael D. Miller's Slug Site.
The specimen of the picture #2, and #3 was posted on 23 September 2014 at these websites as Cyerce bourbonica  Yonow, 2012, the specimen #1 was posted on 29 December 2015 at these websites also as Cyerce bourbonica  Yonow, 2012, because I thought it might be a strange colour form.
I changed my mind and believe it is an undescribed species of Cyerce  Bergh, 1871, and changed it on 19 October 2017
into Cyerce sp. 02  Genus: Bergh, 1871.
Rudman, W.B., 2008 (September 15) Cyerce pavonina  Bergh, 1888. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney.
Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/cyerpavo
More information on Cyerce sp. 02 as Cyerce sp. 1 are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 16 October 2020, Cyerce sp. 02  Genus: Bergh, 1871
available from http://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Sacoglossa/Cyerce_sp_02.htm


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