Radular morphology of Trapania japonica

March 12, 2008
From: Bill Rudman

To complement today's posting of many new species of Trapania here are some SEM photos showing aspects of the morphology of the radula of Trapania japonica from Hong Kong and Queensland, Australia.

SEM photos showing sections of the radular ribbon. Upper: AM C145291, 20 January 1985, Site 11.9, Ma Tsai Pai, Tiu Chung Chau, Port Shelter, 16 m, Hong Kong. Lower: AM C112340, May 1978. Cape Pallarenda, Townsville, Queensland. SEM Photos: G. Avern. Scale = 10 µm.

  • Rudman, W.B. (1987) The genus Trapania (Nudibranchia: Goniodorididae) in the Indo-West Pacific. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 53: 189-212.

Best wishes
Bill Rudman


Rudman, W.B., 2008 (Mar 12) Radular morphology of Trapania japonica. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/21441


Trapania japonica

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