Psychedelic Batwing Slug (Sagaminopteron psychedelicum) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving
Psychedelic Batwing Slug (Sagaminopteron psychedelicum) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Psychedelic Batwing Slug

Sagaminopteron psychedelicum is a small but very attractive sea slug in the Gastropteridae family of the Cephalaspidea order. It is most-often found in the Coral Triangle area, such as northern Indonesia and southern Philippines.

Psychedelic Batwing Slug
Psychedelic Batwing Slug
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Psychedelic Batwing Slug Sagaminopteron psychedelicum
Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Cephalaspidea (Slugs (Headshield) & Bubble Snails)
Family: Gastropteridae (Gastropteridae)
Genus: Sagaminopteron (Batwing Slug)
Species: Sagaminopteron psychedelicum
Size
Average Size: 2 centimetres

Psychedelic Batwing Slug - Where Can You Find Them When Scuba diving?

Thailand

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Maldives

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Myanmar/Burma

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Malaysia

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Michael Hartcher
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Michael Hartcher
4 months ago
I have seen the Psychedelic Batwing slug on Irene Reef in the Great Barrier Reef in the late 1990’s while conducting marine surveys for Crown of Thorns starfish research. Email me for details.
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