Ortea & Garcia Gomez, 1986
Known only from Cape Verde Ids
Fereno, Sal Is., Cape Verde Ids, 15m. 30 March 2003. Photo: Gerard Breton.
Ground colour is blue-black with two phosphorescent green bands on the back and two on each side of the body. Rhinophores, including their sheaths are dark blue. There are five tripinnate gills, dark blue on their outer side with two green lines on their lower half. The gills are green on the inner side of their lower half and blue on the upper half. The edge of the notum and the tail are both smooth.
• Ortea, J.A. & Garcia-Gomez, J.C. (1986). Descripción de una nueva especie de Tambja Burn, 1962 (Mollusca: Nudibranchiata) del Archipélago de Cabo Verde. PublicaÇoes Ocasionais da Sociedade Portuguesa de Malacologia, 7: 1-4
• Schick, K.L. & Cervera, J.L. (1998). Description of a new species in the genus Tambja Burn, 1962 (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia: Polyceratidae) from Southern Spain. The Veliger, 41(4): 344-350
Rudman, W.B., 2003 (September 4) Tambja fantasmalis Ortea & Garcia Gomez, 1986. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/tambfant