Coryphella browni Picton, 1980
Author & date of last revision: Ian Smith on 5 August 2012
Coryphella verrucosa verrucosa Thompson & Brown, 1976; Flabellina browni (Picton, 1980); NOT Eolidia verrucosa M.Sars, 1829;
Synonym Flabellina browni Picton, 1980 (Accepted by WoRMS)
Body (excluding appendages)
Usually up to 30mm, exceptionally 50mm, long. Semi-transparent white, revealing opaque white ovotestis and viscera . Anus below second group of cerata . Small white opaque marks form an interrupted medial line from the rear cerata to tip of the tail .
Not dense enough to conceal the body. Arranged in groups on each side of the body. Arise from a slightly raised ridge, visible in lateral view . Transparent white revealing bright red to dark brown internal digestive gland. Wide band of white surface pigment at distal end .
Wrinkled . Translucent white streaked with white surface pigment distally.
Head & oral tentacles
Translucent white oral tentacles with white surface pigment distally .
Sickle blade shaped propodial tentacles . Semi-transparent white sole.
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