Goniobranchus cf. tumuliferus    (Collingwood, 1881)

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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
Abundance :

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

chromodoris kitae
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Photo Quentin Lognoné
Mayotte, Sakouli, less 1 m, 18 March 2016, size 2-3 mm

Remarks :

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)

References :

Medslug : Goniobranchus tumuliferus

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