OKINAWA SLUG SITE

Epitonium billeeanum (DuShane & Bratcher, 1965) shell ca. 10mm
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        Epitonium billeeanum is seen here feeding on the common dendrophyllid "cup coral" (Tubastrea sp.) The egg capsules of E. billeeanum are seen just to the right of the animal and trailing off the frame margin.

NOTE: This page in re presentation with Opisthobranch of the Week, Phestilla melanobrachia.

Page Date: 17 May '99
Page Modification Date: 17 May '99
Digitally manipulated photo
Copyright © 1999 Robert F. Bolland