Oxynoe viridis (Pease, 1861)
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This species has a thin, transparent shell. The body is papillate and
the foot extends well beyond the posterior margin of the shell. It's
yellow-green in color with white spots, brown to dark blue flecks and
We've never seen
this species. Presumably, it feeds on the green algae Caulerpa.
Oahu: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
A. Adams, 1855 (as mentioned in Kay, 1979) may refer to the same
species. (Note 1)
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Observations and comments:
1: Photos from elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific may be seen on the Sea Slug Forum.