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Genus Pseudoceros
Species laingensis
Authority Newman & Cannon, 1998
Family Pseudocerotidae
Order Polycladida
Location Batangas, Philippines
Depth about 6 m
Length 20-30 mm
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Comments This species displays a striking similarity to Chromodoris aureopurpurea Collingwood, 1881 (Family: Chromodorididae), a sea slug known from Japan, China, Australia and New Caledonia.

Check out the polyclad introductory page to learn more about this phenomenon: nudibranch - flatworm mimicry!

ID by Leslie Newman