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The body, including oral tentacles, rhinophores, foot and cerata, is translucent with some white dusting, thin brown streaks and patches are scattered all over
Phyllodesmium koehleri seems to feed on softcorals, members of the Nephtheidae, probably Paralemnalia or Lemnalia. Here it is on its possible prey.
It has zooxanthellae, it is like other members of the genus Phyllodesmium what Bill Rudman calls "Solar-powered Sea Slugs".
This species was [posted on 16 July 2003 at these websites as Phyllodesmium sp. B Genus: Ehrenberg, 1831, and on 5 September 2008 changed into
Phyllodesmium koehleri Burghardt, Schrödl & Wägele, 2008.
More information on Phyllodesmium koehleri are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2016), published 23 December 2016, Phyllodesmium koehleri Burghardt, Schrödl & Wägele, 2008
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Dexiarchia/Phyllodesmium_koehleri.htm