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Table 3 Morphological data on the cnidosac and cnidosac-like structures of nematocyst sequestering species evaluated in this study

From: Comparative morphology and evolution of the cnidosac in Cladobranchia (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Nudibranchia)

Species Musculature Proliferation zone Entrance/Channel Exit Constriction near the tip of the cnidosac
Hancockia uncinata multi-layered No Entrance Exit Absent
Hancockia schoeferti thick No Entrance Exit Absent
Hancockia californica multi-layered No Entrance Exit Absent
Aeolidia papillosa multi-layered Yes Channel Pore Absent
Bulbaeolidia alba Absent No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Anteaeolidiella chromosoma multi-layered Yes Inferred Pore Absent
Berghia stephanieae multi-layered Yes Inferred Unobserved Absent
Cerberilla amboinensis multi-layered Yes Channel Pore Present
Limenandra confusa multi-layered Yes Inferred Exit Present
Spurilla neapolitana multi-layered Yes Entrance Unobserved Absent
Austraeolis stearnsi single layer No Unobserved Pore Present
Caloria elegans two layers Yes Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Cratena peregrina multi-layered Yes Channel Exit Absent
Facelina rubrovittata multi-layered No Unobserved Exit Present
Favorinus auritulus multi-layered Yes Unobserved Exit Absent
Glaucus atlanticus multi-layered Yes Unobserved Unobserved Inconclusive
Learchis evelinae multi-layered Yes Entrance Exit Absent
Palisa papillata multi-layered Inconclusive Unobserved Exit Inconclusive
Phidiana lottini multi-layered No Unobserved Exit Inconclusive
Phidiana lynceus multi-layered Yes Unobserved Exit Present
Pruvotfolia pselliotes multi-layered Yes Unobserved Exit Absent
Pteraeolidia ianthina multi-layered Yes Channel Exit Absent
Dondice occidentalis single layer Yes Entrance Unobserved Absent
Hermissenda crassicornis multi-layered Inconclusive Entrance Exit Absent
Noumeaella sp. multi-layered Yes Entrance Exit Absent
Phyllodesmium cf. magnum single layer No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Phyllodesmium colemani single layer No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Phyllodesmium jakobsenae single layer Yes Entrance Unobserved Absent
Phyllodesmium koehleri single layer No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Phyllodesmium macphersonae single layer No Entrance Unobserved Absent
Ziminella salmonacea multi-layered Yes Channel Unobserved Absent
Itaxia falklandica multi-layered Inconclusive Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Microchlamylla gracilis single layer Inconclusive Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Embletonia gracilis Absent No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Embletonia pulchra Absent No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Cuthona albocrusta single layer Yes Entrance Unobserved Absent
Cuthona caerulea single layer Inconclusive Entrance Exit Absent
Cuthona kanga multi-layered Yes Unobserved Exit Absent
Fiona pinnata
Phestilla sp. multi-layered Inconclusive Entrance Exit Absent
Tergipes antarcticus
Tergipes tergipes
Calmella cavolini single layer Yes Entrance Exit Absent
Edmundsella pedata multi-layered Yes Entrance Unobserved Absent
Flabellina affinis multi-layered Yes Entrance Unobserved Absent
Paraflabellina ischitana multi-layered Yes Entrance Exit Absent
Paraflabellina gabinierei multi-layered No Entrance Unobserved Absent
Luisella babai multi-layered No Unobserved Unobserved Absent
Flabellinopsis iodinea multi-layered Yes Entrance Exit Absent
Notaeolidia depressa single layer No Entrance Exit Absent