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Hypselodoris jacksoni

Hypselodoris jacksoni is a species of colourful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[1]

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Distribution

This nudibranch is found in eastern Australia throughout the Coral Sea.

Description

Hypselodoris jacksoni has a yellow and white body with an orange mantle. There are black longitudinal lines along the sides of its body, and a black crissed-crossed pattern of lines on its dorsum. The rhinophores are bright orange, and the gills are white, outlined with orange.

This species can reach a total length of at least 35 mm and has been observed feeding on yellow sponges from the genus Euryspongia.[1]

References

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  • Wilson, N.G. & Willan, R.C. (2007) Hypselodoris jacksoni, a new species from the south-western Pacific Ocean (Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae), with a discussion on intraspecific variation in mantle glands in Chromodoris willani Rudman, 1982. Zootaxa, 1549: 29-42.
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