Cerberilla annulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) [Eolidia]
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Cerberilla annulata has a distinctive colour pattern: The body and the foot are translucent white, the cerata are also white and relatively long.
The cerata have a yellow (upper) and black (lower) band near the ceratal tip, in some specimens is the upper yellow band very pale/lacking.
The rhinophores are also white, in some specimens with darker outer thirds. The oral tentacles are very long, especially in juvenile specimens
and basally translucent then also white, in some specimens with darker outer thirds. There is a thin black line running from the bases of the oral tentacles to the bases of the rhinophores then connecting the
rhinophores. There is in some specimens a yellow/orange patch at the bases of the rhinophores.
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How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2018), published 4 December 2018, Cerberilla annulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)