Common name of Glaucus atlanticus
Common Name Man-of-war nudibranch
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Hawaii (USA)
Ref. Meadows, D.W. and A. Kane, 2006
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Core morphology
1st Modifier morphology
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'nudibranch', any marine gastropod of the order Nudibranchia, characterized by a shell-less, often beautifully colored body bearing external gills and other appendages. From Latin 'nudi- + branche'; 'nudi' from 'nudus', naked or bare, and 'branche' from Latin 'branchi, gills.
Entered by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer
Modified by Bato-David, Elizabeth
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