OKINAWAN
OPISTHOBRANCH OF THE WEEK

Berthella stellata (Rang, 1826) 5mm

Opisthobranch of the Week Data

Taxonomy:

Frequency on Okinawa:
Collection Data:
[brackets indicate range for all Okinawa-collected specimens of the species]


Species Account:

        Berthella stellata is considered to be very rare on Okinawa as I have seen and collected only a single individual. This small animal was collected from a "grunge sample", composed of miscellaneous sediments and invertebrates.


Copyright © 1999 Robert F. Bolland
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