West Atlantic from Brazil to Florida, Caribbean. Also reported from Ghana and the Pacific coast of Panama.
off West Palm Beach Florida, 12 ft., February 2000. PHOTO: Anne DuPont.
Quite common shallow water aeolid growing to 25-30mm in length. Has median white band on body and another white band along each side beneath the ceratal groups. Orange band on oral tentacles and rhinophores.Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (February 17) Phidiana lynceus Bergh, 1867. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/phidlync
Re: Phidiana lynceus from Florida
From: Linda Ianniello, September 4, 2009
Phidiana lynceus from Venezuela
From: Sylvia Grune, April 11, 2005
Phidiana lynceus from Jamaica
From: Ross W. Gundersen, October 19, 2003
Phidiana lynceus from Colombia
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Phidiana lynceus from Brasil
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Phidiana lynceus from Florida
From: Anne DuPont, February 18, 2000