Caryophyllidia

Caryophyllidia

Caryophyllidia are an anatomical feature of the external dorsal surface of dorid sea slugs. Caryophyllidia are sensory tubercles, surrounded by tiny needle-like structures called spicules, that are present on the outer mantle.[1][2][3]

References

  1. ^ "slugophile.com". 
  2. ^ "Marine species identification portal glossary". 
  3. ^ Camacho-García, Y.E.; Valdés, Á. (2003). "Caryophyllidia-bearing dorid nudibranchs (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Doridacea) from Costa Rica". California Academy of Sciences.