WoRMS taxon details

Phyllidiella zeylanica (Kelaart, 1859)

221070  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221070)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Up to 4 cm long. A very common species distinguished by a squared pattern at the head end. Bands of low pink tubercles...  
Description Up to 4 cm long. A very common species distinguished by a squared pattern at the head end. Bands of low pink tubercles alternate with smooth black bands, both becoming narrower toward the margin, the rhinophores are black. The mentle edge has a tendency to curl under. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: Indian Ocean. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Phyllidiella zeylanica (Kelaart, 1859). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221070 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
1998-09-02 09:02:48Z
created
1999-06-13 19:38:10Z
changed
2010-11-01 17:58:10Z
changed

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basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunckhorst D.J. (1993) The systematics and phylogeny of phyllidiid nudibranchs (Doridoidea). <i>Records of the Australian Museum</i> suppl. 16: 1-108.
page(s): 57 [details]   

additional source Yonow N. (2012) Opisthobranchs from the western Indian Ocean, with descriptions of two new species and ten new records (Mollusca, Gastropoda). <i>ZooKeys</i> 197: 1–129. [22 May 2012], available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.197.1728 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Up to 4 cm long. A very common species distinguished by a squared pattern at the head end. Bands of low pink tubercles alternate with smooth black bands, both becoming narrower toward the margin, the rhinophores are black. The mentle edge has a tendency to curl under. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: Indian Ocean. [details]

Remark Placement in family follows Debelius 1998 <502>. [details]