Hermissenda crassicornis juvenile or not?

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Postby Kevin Lee » Wed May 19, 2010 10:12 pm

This tiny slug was crawling on kelp, at Catalina. I presumed it was a Hermissenda crassicornis. However, the rhinophores appear smooth rather than annulate (ringed). Wonder if the juvenile form indeed has smooth rhinophores before it matures into the larger, adult form?
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Postby scottg » Wed May 19, 2010 10:59 pm

I'm curious as to what this little guy is too.. the rhinophores sure are smooth.

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Postby Dave Behrens » Thu May 20, 2010 1:01 pm

Juvenile Hermissenda for sure.
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