This species has been observed on Mayotte Island
Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Euctenidiacea
Superfamily : Doridoidea
Family : Chromodorididae
Distribution : Western Pacific and Mayotte
Maximal size : 18 mm
Species characteristics :
White with large purple blue spots, Clear margin followed by a submarginal yellow band (not observed in this juvenile form)
Rhinophores and gills pale transparent grey with opaque white apice
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Photo Quentin Lognoné
Mayotte, Sakouli, less 1 m, 18 March 2016, size 2-3 mm
Identification proposed by Marli Wakeling.
Probably a juvenile form of this species...
Synonymous : (according Worms)
- Chromodoris shirarae, (Baba, 1953) - Glossodoris shirarae, Baba, 1953
- Chromodoris tumilifera , Collingwood, 1881 - Glossodoris tumilifera , (Collingwood, 1881)
Medslug : Goniobranchus tumuliferus
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