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Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Opalescent Nudibranch
Photographer: Joseph Dougherty
Organization: Society for Environmental Education

ID: 0000 0000 1000 0402 (2000-10-25)

Copyright © 2000 Joseph Dougherty/

  • date of photo  Oct 7, 2000
  • location   San Miguel Island, Channel Islands (Santa Barbara County, California, US)
  • family Facelinidae
  • order Nudibranchia
  • class Gastropoda
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Opalescent Nudibranch (Gary McDonald )
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    1. Reviewed by Gary McDonald    Jan 23, 2008

    Action: changed name from "Phidiana hiltoni" to "Hermissenda crassicornis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The orange and blue line between the rhinophores is characteristic of Hermissenda crassicornis and does not occur in Phidiana hiltoni."

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