Cratena simba Edmunds, 1970
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Cratena simba is characterized by its translucent body, and thin undulating transverse orange-red lines.
The cerata have thin white vertical lines. The oral tentacles are translucent with opaque white spots in the basal half, the apical half is white.
The smooth rhinophores are basal translucent with opaque white spots, followed by a broad opaque white band, the apex is translucent.
The posterior end of the foot is white. Here is a 3 mm juvenile, it shows already the distinctive
undulating orange-red lines!
More information on Cratena simba are on
Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2016), published 12 August 2016, Cratena simba Edmunds, 1970
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Cratena_simba.htm