UPPER RIGHT: The egg masses consist of a ribbon of up to three and one half coils containing a tightly packed string of microscopic eggs characteristic of planktotrophic larvae. The egg ribbon had irregular scalloping along its free edge.
LOWER RIGHT: Showing the rhinophore club which sits on a stout slightly inflated stalk and consists of about nine almost vertical lamellae which are shortest posteriorly and become gradually longer anteriorly. Surmounting the club is a long stalked knob in the posterior mid-line.
PHOTOS: Bill Rudman
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Rudman, W.B., 2002 (February 4) Rostanga muscula - Anatomy. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/rostmuscanat