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Intertidal flora and fauna

Phylum Mollusca
  Class Gastropoda shelled snails

Red berry snail
Assiminea sp.
Family Assimineidae

Dubious nerite
Clithon oualaniensis
Family Neritidae

Banded mangrove
helmet snail

Cassidula mustelina
Family Ellobiidae

Ellobium snail
Ellobium sp.
Family Ellobiidae

Pythia snail
Pythia sp.
Family Ellobiidae

Chut-chut
Cerithidea quadrata

Family Potamididae

Belitong
Terebralia sulcata
Family Potamididae

Rodong
Telescopium telescopium

Family Potamididae

Mangrove drill |
Chicocerus capucinus

Family Muricidae

Lined nerite
Nerita articulata
Family Neritidae

Knobbly drill
awaiting identification

Family Muricidae

Grooved planaxis snail
Planaxis sulcatus
Family Planaxidae

Lightning dove snails
Pictocolumbella ocellata
Family Columbellidae

Star limpet
Patelloida saccharinoides Family Lottiidae

Guam false limpet
Siphonaria guamensis
Family Siphonariidae

Rock periwinkle snails
awaiting identification
Family Littorinidae

Knobbly periwinkle snail
Echinolittorina malaccana
Family Littorinidae

Round periwinkle snail
Echinolittorina vidua
Family Littorinidae

Ridged periwinkle snail
Littoraria carinifera
Family Littorinidae

Black-mouth mangrove
periwinkle snail

Littoraria melanostoma
Family Littorinidae

Ox-tongue nerite
Nerita albicilla

Family Neritidae

Chameleon nerite
Nerita chamaeleon

Family Neritidae

Scaled nerite
Nerita histrio
Family Neritidae

Waved nerite
Nerita undata
Family Neritidae

Red-mouth nerite
Dostia violacea

Family Neritidae

Black-mouth nerite
Dostia cornucopia

Family Neritidae
 

Ribbed turban snail
Turbo intercostalis
Family Turbinidae

Toothed top shell snail
Monodonta labio
Family Trochidae

Girdled horn snail
Cerithidea cingulata
Family Potamididae

Zoned horn snail
Batillaria zonalis

Family Potamididae

Common whelk
Nassarius livescens

Family Nassariidae

Olive whelk
Nassarius olivaceus
Family Nassariidae

Black whelk
Nassarius pullus
Family Nassariidae

Oval moon snail
Polinices mammilla
Family Naticidae

Pink moon snail
Natica zonalis
Family Naticidae

Ovum cowrie
Cypraea ovum
Family Cypraea

Spiral melongena
Pugilina cochlidium
Family Melongenidae
 

Gong-gong
Strombus canarium
Family Strombidae

Black-lipped conch
Strombus urceus
Family Strombidae

Spider conch
Lambis lambis
Family Strombidae

Noble volute
Cymbiola nobilis
Family Volutidae
 

Slugs
  Order Cephalaspidea headshield slugs

Chelidonura pallida
Family Aglajidae

Philinopsis sp.
Family Aglajidae

Bubble snail
Family Haminoeidae
   

  Order Anaspidea seahares

Extraordinary sea hare
Aplysia extraordinaria
   

  Order Nudibranchia nudibranchs

Glossodoris atromarginata Family Chromodorididae

Ceratosoma sp.
Family Chromodorididae

Chromodoris lineolata
Family Chromodorididae

Pteraeolidia ianthina
Family Glaucidae

Dendrodoris tuberculosa
Family Dendrodorididae

Dendrodoris denisoni
Family Dendrodorididae

Discodoris boholiensis
Family Discodoridae

Atagema intecta
Family Dorididae

Platydoris scabra
Family Dorididae

Jorunna funebris
Family Kentodoridae

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa
Family Gymnodorididae

Phyllidiella nigra
Family Phyllidiidae

Phyllidiella pustulosa
Family Phyllidiidae

  Family Onchidiidae onch slugs

Big pimply onch
awaiting identification

Long onch
awaiting identification

Ornate onch
awaiting identification

Grey-footed
mangrove onch

Platyvindex
sp.
Family Onchidiidae
 

  Class Bivalvia clams and other bivalves

Monia jingle clam
Monia
sp.
Family Anomiidae

Window-pane clam
Placuna
sp.
Family Anomiidae

Heart cockle
Corculum cardissa
Family Cardiidae

Large cockle
awaiting identification
Family Cardiidae

Hammer oyster
Malleus sp.
Family Malleidae

Plain rock oyster
awaiting identification

Family Ostreidae

Spiked rock oyster Saccostrea cuccullata
Family Ostreidae

Zig-zag rock oyster
awaiting identification

Family Ostreidae

Scallop
Family Pectinidae

Fan shell
Family Pinnidae

Fluted giant clam
Tridacna squamosa
Family Tridacnidae

Burrowing giant clam
Tridacna crocea
Family Tridacnidae

Venus clam
Family Veneridae

Nest mussels
Musculista senhousia

Coral scallop
awaiting identification


  Order Cephalopoda octopuses, squids and cuttlefishes

Pencil squids
Family Loliginidae

Pygmy squid
Idiosepius sp.
Family Idiosepiidae

Octopus
Family Octopoda
   
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