Cumanotus sp. 1
Pacific coast of Nth America from British Columbia, Canada to San Diego, California.
Whidbey Island, harbor, WAshington, USA. Pacific Ocean. Depth: 20 feet. Length: 1.25 inch. 21 December 2005. muddy. Photographer: Jan Kocian
An unnamed species listed as Cumanotus sp. 1 in Dave Behrens Pacific Coast Nudibranchs.
Although not studied anatomically the general shape of the body are charcteristic of the genus. One specific characteristic is the common base to the rhinophores. It has been reported to approximately 30 mm in length.Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2006 (January 17) Cumanotus sp. 1 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/cumasp1
Cumanotus vs Cuthona divae
From: Kevin Lee, August 24, 2007
Cumanotus sp.1 from Washington (Nth Pacific)
From: Jan Kocian, January 18, 2006
Cuthona divae from California
From: Terry Strait, August 17, 2005
Re: Cuthona divae from California
From: Jeff Goddard, August 17, 2005