Phyllidia cf. varicosa
South Coast KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA. Scottburgh - Rocky Reef - 24m. November 1999. Size: 35mm. PHOTO: Valda Fraser.
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Rudman, W.B., 2000 (March 21) Phyllidia cf. varicosa [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/phylcfvari
March 25, 2000
From: Valda Fraser
Please identify this phyllidia. I have been diving in a new area and am finding nudibranchs I have never seen before.
Locality: South Coast KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA. Scottburgh - Rocky Reef - 24m
Date: November 1999
firstname.lastname@example.orgFraser, V., 2000 (Mar 25) Phyllidia new sp? from Sth Africa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/1582
I think this is a species of Phyllidia but the lack of yellow capped tubercles and the presence of distinct longitudinal ridges are quite unusual for the genus. It might be an aberrant P. varicosa or a new species.