Pteraeolidia ianthina

Super Group: 
Eukaryota
Phylum: 
Mollusca
Class: 
Gastropoda
Order: 
Nudibranchia
Family: 
Facelinidae
Genus: 
Pteraeolidia
Species: 
ianthina
Authority: 
Angas, 1864
Synonym(s): 
Flabellina ianthina Angas, 1864

Diagnosis

Oral tentacles with two purple bands. No white markings on head. Lateral body with purple and brown markings, no white vertical bars or spots. Cerata do not show white markings away from tip, although entire animal may be pale in animals lacking an active zooxanthellae symbiosis. Cerata relatively long in comparison to body length. Size up to 100 mm.
Radular formula ranges from 12–27 × 0.1.0
Each rachidian tooth with large median pointed cusp. Margin of rachidian tooth with relatively long denticles. Central rachidian tooth elongated, pointed, with deep gap between central tooth and innermost pair of denticles. Radular denticles generally only slightly arcuated towards central cusp.

Ecology

Temperate eastern Australia, New South Wales, from Eden (southern NSW), northwards to the Solitary Islands, Coffs Harbour 

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Association with... Region origin Name of site In reference...
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Bare Island
Symbiodinium sp. Asia Sulawesi
Symbiodinium sp. Chūbu Shizuoka-ken
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Heron Island
Symbiodinium sp. Kanagawa
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Mon Repo
Symbiodinium sp. Kanagawa; Hayama
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Moreton Bay
Symbiodinium sp. Great Barrier Reef
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Tweed Heads
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Port Stephens
Symbiodinium sp. Asia
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Port Stephens
Symbiodinium sp. Asia
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Bare Island
Symbiodinium sp. Asia
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Bare Island
Symbiodinium sp. Asia
Symbiodinium sp. Australia Bare Island
Symbiodinium sp. Asia Sulawesi

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