Tritonia palmeri

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Tritonia palmeri
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T. palmeri
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Tritonia palmeri
(Cooper, 1863)

Tritonia palmeri is a species of dendronotid nudibranch. It is a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Tritoniidae. [1]

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References

  1. Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN   3-925919-72-4. ISSN   0076-2997. 397 pp. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278