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Halgerda batangas

Halgerda batangas is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Discodorididae.[2]



This species is found in the tropical western Pacific, including: Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Mabul, New Britain, the Davao Gulf, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Sulawesi, Great Barrier Reef and Taiwan.[3][4]


This animal is one of a group of mainly white species of Halgerda with orange markings. It is characterized by a network of fine, solid, red-orange lines on the mantle. It has a white band around the mantle containing low rounded orange-capped tubercles. The mantle tubercles range in size from small rounded bumps to tall, prominent structures.[3]


  1. ^ Erwin Koehler, Darmstadt, Germany. "Halgerda batangas Carlson & Hoff, 2000". Retrieved 2010-10-28.
  2. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp.
  3. ^ a b Rudman, W.B.. "Halgerda batangas". The Sea Slug Forum. Retrieved 2010-10-28.
  4. ^ "Halgerda batangas Carlson & Hoff, 2000 - Discodorididae". Nudi Pixel. Retrieved 2010-10-28.

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