Re: unidentified Scottish nudibranchs (1)

September 17, 1999
From: Bernard Picton

Just had a look at Jim Anderson's unidentified aeolids and I'm sure the lower one is certainly Coryphella, my best guess is Coryphella browni, based on the broad bands on the tips of the cerata. I have seen the digestive gland go to brown and dark green in a number of Coryphella species, indeed Coryphella gracilis has a synonym smaragdina, based on this colour form.

Bernard Picton

Picton, B., 1999 (Sep 17) Re: unidentified Scottish nudibranchs (1). [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Bernard,
I've split your message in two. I have put the other half on a page for Eubranchus farrani.
Bill Rudman.


Flabellina browni

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