January 30, 2000
From: Yasuhiro Shirai
I think this one is an Elysia.
Could you please identify this animal for me?
Location: Shima Pref. Mie Japan (Kii Peninsula, east coast)
Water temperature: 13C
Date Jan. 2000
moved on seaweed
firstname.lastname@example.orgShirai, Y., 2000 (Jan 30) Elysia from Japan. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/1788
I have had a look through the papers I have on Japanese elysiids and can't find anything that seems to fit. The bright blue patches on the rhinophores would seem to be a very good character.
Perhaps this is another one that the sacoglossan experts can help us with.
Sorry I can't provide a name,