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Platydoris sabulosa

Dorgan, Valdes & Gosliner, 2002


Shane Siers Platydoris sabulosa or inframaculata? Anilao, Philippines (Koala). ~10m deep, ~60mm. Sorry, no shot of the foot.

Gary Cobb Here is a giant found under a rock and I thought at first it was encrusting sponge....until the rhinophores popped! Platydoris sabulosa Dorgan KM, Valdés Á & Gosliner TM, 2002 140mm long New record for Australia!

Bob Whorton eeeeuuuuuw, fancy waking up with that stuck on your face!

Gary Cobb I think you would smother in slime!

Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Heterobranchia (Subclass)
        Opisthobranchia (Infraclass)
          Nudibranchia (Order)
            Euctenidiacea (Suborder)
              Doridacea (Infraorder)
                Doridoidea (Superfamily)
                  Discodorididae (Family)
                    Platydoris (Genus)
                      Platydoris sabulosa (Species)
Associated Species