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Updated 3/21/2015

Family Facelinidae

These slugs have rhinophores with numerous rings or collars and a pair of oral tentacles.  Most feed upon hydroids, but some specialize on other cnidarians, algae, or sea slug eggs.

 

HAWAII

Caloria indica

INDIAN NUDIBRANCH

 

Caloria sp. 3

CALORIA

Caloria sp. 4

CALORIA

 

Caloria militaris

ORANGE-LINED NUDIBRANCH

 

Caloria sp. 2

CALORIA

 

Facelinid sp. 1

 

 

Phyllodesmium poindimiei

 PHYLLODESMIUM

 

Pteraeolidia ianthina

BLUE DRAGON NUDIBRANCH

Glaucus atlanticus

MAN-OF-WAR NUDIBRANCH

 

Favorinus japonicus

EGG-EATING NUDIBRANCH

Godiva sp. 1

GODIVA

 


INDO-PACIFIC

Phyllodesmium longicirrum

LONG PHYLLODESMIUM

Phyllodesmium hyalinum

TRANSLUCENT PHYLLODESMIUM

 

Phyllodesmium briareum

YELLOWTIP PHYLLODESMIUM

 

Favorinus tsuruganus

TSURUGA NUDIBRANCH


WESTERN ATLANTIC

Dondice occidentalis