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Little swiss cow

Peltodoris atromaculata

Description:

They are 3 to 7 cm long nudibranch. White with brown spots (hence the name).

Habitat:

Very common in the Mediterranean Sea. First pic shows one in Isla de Benidorm, Alicante (Spain). Second pic is in Ustica, Italy.

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2 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks, Joao!

João Pedro Silva
João Pedro Silva 6 years ago

This species is the type for the Peltodoris genus so the placement under the Discodoris genus has been render obsolete some years ago. Discussion on this can be read at the (late) Sea Slug Forum: http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/discatr...

The MnMs
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Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on May 22, 2011
Submitted on May 22, 2011

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