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Antonietta janthina

Baba & Hamatani, 1977

Ron Silver https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200706111235269&set=gm.441637009290111&type=1&relevant_count=1&ref=nf

Ron Silver Nudi from Bali - ID?

Arne Kuilman Antonietta janthina

Ron Silver Thanx, Arne

Jace Green Hi, Does anyone have an I.D on this little fella please? I've not found it in any books or online. Found at 15 Metres, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. 5-7mm in length.

Alex Tyrrell Hi Jace, looks like an undescribed species of Aeolid Nudibranch, Antonietta sp. - from Reef Creature ID

Jace Green Ok found it, Antonietta janthina.

Kristen Soong beautiful little creature

Imade Widana Padangbai dive Oct, 07, 2013

Shady Mahmoud Reyad Impressive

Imade Widana Thanks Shady Mahmoud Reyad

Ron Silver Nice! Antonietta janthina

Meris Michela Very cool...fatty

Imade Widana Thanks Ron Silver and Meris Michela

Tom Hobock WOW

Ernst Andres Beauty :-)

Imade Widana Thank you Tom Hobock and Ernst Andres

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Orietta Rivolta Help ID please Location: Raja Ampat,West papua,Indonesia Size : 15mm Depht : 15m Temperature: 30°

Vinicius Padula :D

Marli Wakeling Antonietta sp.

Gary Cobb Could be Marli it would be nice to see if it had rounded foot corners for a Trinchesia sp.

Lindz Warren Antonietta janthina Baba & Hamatani, 1977. Have found the same in the Wakatobi, SE Sulawesi, Indonesia and Dave Behrens IDed it for me.

Gary Cobb Interesting that that species can come with white or purple cerata. Thanks Lindz Warren

Lindz Warren It seems that sometimes the cerata can also be a mix of purple & white. Nothing like species keeping us confused!! :-)

Orietta Rivolta Thank you very much :-)

Frank Krasovec Could use some help with this one as well. 28Feb2012 Dauin, Philippines; Atlantic House Reef; extimate 20' dp. Guessing around 10mm OAL. Closest I can come is Noumeaella sp. Other thoughts?

Gary Cobb This is Antonietta janthina Baba & Hamatani, 1977 and it took me about 30 seconds to find this ID using the Indo Pacific Nudibranch ID App.

Gary Cobb Typically with a purple body it can have a very pale body as well.

Frank Krasovec Thanks, Gary. Using an App requires one to have a smart phone. As an old fart, I haven't taken that step.

Gary Cobb Glad to help out Frank! Nice work.

Kati Burg White nudibranch, Romblon Island, Philippines ID help, please.

Franca Wermuth-Vezzoli Interesting!

Lucas CerCur Kathrin, do you have more photos of this guy?

Lucas CerCur I would like to see details or rhinophores and oral tentacles, if possible, as well as a mor dorsal view.

Jeff Rosenfeld Antonietta janthina Baba & Hamatani, 1977 See http://www.nudipixel.net/photo/00014416/

Lucas CerCur Thank you.

Lucas CerCur However, it would be interesting to test if this species belongs to the same species of Antonietta luteorufa, the type species of the genus.

Lucas CerCur Unfortunately, A. luteorufa Schmekel, 1968 has been not recorded from its original description from the Gulf of Naples.

Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Heterobranchia (Subclass)
        Opisthobranchia (Infraclass)
          Nudibranchia (Order)
            Dexiarchia (Suborder)
              Aeolidida (Infraorder)
                Aeolidioidea (Superfamily)
                  Facelinidae (Family)
                    Antonietta (Genus)
                      Antonietta janthina (Species)
Associated Species