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Phyllidia alyta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Phyllidiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Phyllidioidea
Genus  Phyllidia
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Similar  Phyllidia, Phyllidia elegans, Phyllidia exquisita, Phyllidiella rosans, Phyllidiella zeylanica

Phyllidia alyta is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Phyllidiidae.

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Distribution

This species was described from Ari Atoll, Maldives. It has been found in the Indian Ocean from the Maldives, Mauritius, RĂ©union, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Description

This nudibranch has a grey coloured dorsum with white tubercles in rows separated by four longitudinal black stripes. The rhinophores are yellow and some of the dorsal tubercles are tipped with yellow.

Diet

This species feeds on a sponge.

References

Phyllidia alyta Wikipedia


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