Hypselodoris babai

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


This nudibranch is found in the Western Pacific Ocean from Australia to Okinawa.


Hypselodoris babai has a bright orange body with a white lined mantle and foot. It has white spots on its dorsum and body. The gills and rhinophores are orange.

This species can reach a total length of at least 40 mm and has been observed feeding on sponges from the genus Euryspongia.[1]


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  • Gosliner, T.M. & D.W. Behrens (2000) Two new species of Chromodorididae Mollusca: Nudibranchia from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with a redescription of Hypselodoris dollfusi (Pruvot-Fol, 1933). Proc. California Academy of Sciences, 52(10): 111-124, 7 figs.
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