Platydoris ? sp. e488

Tentatively identified as a Platydoris, this species is known in the Marshalls from about three specimens from Kwajalein Atoll. All were found on Halimeda algae on a lagoon slope at a depth of about 8 meters, the upper one on 4 July 2007 and the second on 27 May 2008. They are a bit similar to the species we have identified as Platydoris sanguinea, but differ in details of the coloration. The two specimens also differ from one another and may actually not be the same. The internal anatomy was not examined.

The two photos below show a specimen found on 3 December 2012 in a lagoon Halimeda patch.

Created 26 November 2007
Updated 1 January 2013

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