An illustration of Cyerce sp., a genus of sacoglossa sea slug. They are referred to as sacoglossa, or sap-sucking, because they subsist on the fluid sucked from algae.

Subject: original field drawing in Bartsch/s notebook on nudibranchs (page 77 - labeled: L 10 - 28W 7 124 - 29E Artist: unknown Published: Unpublished...original field drawing in Bartsch’s notebook on nudibranchs.


  • Title: Sap-Sucking Sea Slug
  • Type: Illustration
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): 1205501
  • Scientific Name: <i>Cyerce sp.</i>
  • Photo Credit: Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Invertebrate Zoology

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