OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Opisthobranchia Facelinidae 

Phyllodesmium magnum Rudman, 1991

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Phyllodesmium sp. Orr, 1981
   Phyllodesmium sp. Willan and Coleman, 1984
   Phyllodesmium magnum Rudman, 1991


Known from Hong Kong, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia and Australia

  OBIS Regions
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.37 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands


depth: shallow subtidal 
feeds on: animals [< associated with the octocoral prey Sarcophyton sp. and Sinularia sp.>]
reproduction: hermaphroditism 


 Rudman, W.B. 1991. p.190 Figs 20A, B, 22-24, 27C, D, 28, 29 []  General reference


                    Facelinidae Bergh in Carus, 1889
                      Phyllodesmium Ehrenbergh, 1831
                        Phyllodesmium (Described) species
                          Phyllodesmium (Described) magnum Rudman, 1991


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=41927) created by Opistobranch Import on 2001-03-28. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-11-14.