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Title: Caryophyllidia  
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Caryophyllidia are an anatomical feature of the external dorsal surface of dorid sea slugs. Caryophyllidia are sensory tubercles, surrounded by tiny needle-like structures called spicules, that are present on the outer mantle.[1][2][3]


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  3. ^ Camacho-García, Y.E.; Valdés, Á. (2003). "Caryophyllidia-bearing dorid nudibranchs (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Doridacea) from Costa Rica". California Academy of Sciences. 

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