Cyerce kikutarobabai

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Cyerce kikutarobabai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
informal group Opisthobranchia
clade Sacoglossa
clade Plakobranchacea
Superfamily: Limapontioidea
Family: Caliphyllidae
Genus: Cyerce
Species: C. kikutarobabai
Binomial name
Cyerce kikutarobabai
Hamatani, 1976 [1]

Cyerce kikutarobabai is a species of sacoglossan sea slug, a shell-less marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Caliphyllidae.

The specific name kikutarobabai is in honor of the Japanese malacologist Kikutaro Baba.

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in the Pacific Ocean.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamatani, I. (1976). "A new species of Cyerce Bergh, 1871, C. kikutarobabai from Yoron Island (Opisthobranchia: Sacoglossa)". Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 23(3-5): 283-288. Plate 1.

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