Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Flabellina exoptata Gosliner & Willan, 1991
Catalog Number: USNM 859084
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): T. Gosliner
Year Collected: 1986
Locality: Aldabra Island, Passe Femme, Seychelles, Indian Ocean
  • Paratype: Gosliner, T. M. & Willan, R. C. 1991. Review of the Flabellinidae (Nudibranchia: Aeolidacea) from the Tropical Indo-Pacific, with the Descriptions of Five New Species. The Veliger. 34 (2): 97-133.
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Flabellina exoptata

Flabellina exoptata, commonly known as the much-desired flabellina or desirable flabellina, is a species of colorful sea slug part of the nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Flabellinidae.[1][2]

The Much-desired flabellina is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific.[3]

This flabellina can reach a length of 48 millimetres (1.9 in).[4]

Flabellina exoptata

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