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Photo take at -30 ft in a Caribbean reef well is like a Spanish dancer. 2 or 3 cm long.Purple-brown background turning into black toward the margin. The dorsal surface shows orange and smaller yellow dots outlined by a black shadow. Small white spots along the margin around the whole body. The ventral surface is light purple-violet becoming more transparent towards the margin. Based on the color pattern established for all Pseudobiceros, this species belongs to the group 4. The sucker is visible and centrally located. The species possesses 2 male gonopores evident externally and a female gonopore located on the midventral line.
Found from Florida all the Caribbean sea Brazil.
"This Leopard Flatworm is not a nudibranch or sea slug. Flatworms have no body cavity, and no specialized circulatory and respiratory organs, which restricts them to flattened shapes that allow oxygen and nutrients to pass through their bodies by diffusion."