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Elysia cf. marginata sp.3", nick-named "dark pigment", is one of 4 cryptic species in the Elysia marginata complex recently documented from the Indo-Pacific using a combination of molecular, morphological, and developmental characters. Found on the green algal genus Bryopsis, the species in this complex are sometimes termed "E. ornata", which is a distinct Caribbean species, or "E. grandifolia", an Indo-Pacific taxon with no definitive characteristics.


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Source: Cataloging Diversity in the Sacoglossa

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