Radula et armature buccale chez Carminodoris grandiflora

Toutes les informations présentées dans cette page proviennent de la publication de Fahey and Gosliner : Fahey, S. J. & Gosliner, T. M. (2003) Mistaken identities: On the Discodorididae genera Hoplodoris Bergh, 1880 and Carminodoris Bergh, 1889 (Opisthobranchia, Nudibranchia). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 54(10) : 169-208.


Matériel examiné :

CASIZ 070388, un spécimen, disséqué, 44 mm, Saint Gilles les
Bains, Réunion.

Collecté par T.M. Gosliner, 20 avril 1989.

Hoplodoris grandiflora T.Gosliner

Structure de la radula .

The buccal mass is large and muscular. At the anterior end of the muscular region is a thin, chitinous labial cuticle. The labial cuticle contains irregularly tipped jaw rodlets (Figs.A–B).

A : Labial rods B : Labial rods, closed up
labial cuticle : Terry Gosliner



The innermost lateral radula teeth are hamate (Fig C)

Hoplodoris grandiflora's radula : Terry Gosliner


The middle radula teeth have a more elongate cusp (Figs D-E)

Hoplodoris grandiflora's radula : Terry Gosliner

Hoplodoris grandiflora's radula : Terry Gosliner


The outer lateral radula teeth have small denticles and the two or three penultimate lateral teeth are much shorter than the others.