Placida daguilarensis

Placida daguilarensis Jensen, 1990

Languages: English

References

References

Jensen, K.R. 2003. Distributions, diets and reproduction of Hong Kong sacoglossa (Mollusca: Opisthobranchia): a summary of date, 1980-2001 in Perspectives on Marine Environment Change in Hong Kong and Southern China, 1977-2001 (ed. B. Morton). Proceedings of an International Workshop Reunion Conference, Hong Kong 21-26 October, 2001. Hong Kong University Press. 

Author(s): Vendetti, Jann
Rights holder(s): Vendetti, Jann

Ecology and Distribution

Associations

Found on and eating Bryopsis spp. and Derbesia spp.

Author(s): Vendetti, Jann
Rights holder(s): Vendetti, Jann

Distribution

The type locality is Hong Kong. 

Author(s): Vendetti, Jann
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Reproduction

Like all sacoglossans, this species is a simultaneous hermaphrodite. There is a penial stylet.

The egg mass is sausage-shaped and does not contain extra-capsular yolk. Egg size is variable and larval development is planktotrophic (Jensen, 2003). 

Author(s): Vendetti, Jann
Rights holder(s): Vendetti, Jann