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Hypselodoris carnea

Hypselodoris carnea is a species of colourful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[2]

It feeds on sponges.

Distribution[edit]

This nudibranch is known from South Africa, along the KwaZulu-Natal coast.[1]

Description[edit]

Hypselodoris carnea can reach a total length of at least 45 mm. There is wide range of colour variation seen in this species, and it is easily mistaken for Hypselodoris capensis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1]
  2. ^ a b Caballer, M. (2011). Hypselodoris carnea (Bergh, 1889). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=560039 on 2012-05-28
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