Picture details
Genus Pseudoceros
Species cf. dimidiatus
Authority von Graff, 1893
Family Pseudocerotidae
Order Polycladida
Location Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea
PHOTO © Copyright Gordon T. Smith, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)

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Comments The flamboyant coloration of this polyclad based on a velvety black background with a median yellow stripe (or two stripes) and transverse yellow streaks suggest that this polyclad is displaying aposematic or warning coloration

There seem to exist several very similar variants (flat0023, flat0086, flat0123) of P. dimidiatus or closely related but distinct species (flat0091, flat0204).