OKINAWA SLUG SITE

Okinawa Cavoliniids
Diacria trispinosa
(de Blainville, 1821) & Others (all sediment-collected)

Legend:
a, b, d, h: Diacria trispinosa
e & f: Diacria longirostris?
g & i: unknown cavoliniids


Diacria trispinosa (de Blainville, 1821) 9mm long / from 12m, 17 Apr. '03, Aka Island, Keramas.*
Photo by Atsushi Ono


Taxonomy:
  • Order: Thecosomata
  • Infraorder: Euthecosomata
  • Superfamily: Cavolinioidea
  • Family: Cavoliniidae

        * Keramas = the Kerama Islands Group, located 30 ~ 40 kilometers west of the Okinawa capitol, Naha.


NOTE: This page in re presentation with Opisthobranch of the Week, Diacria trispinosa.

Page Date: 10 Jan '05
Page Modification Date: 12 Jan '05
Digitally manipulated photo
Copyright © 2005 Robert F. Bolland