Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Up to 4 cm long. Ground colour purplish-grey with a creamy central band, and covered in dark blue and yellow spots and creamy patches. The rhinophores are bright orange red and the gills bright red and whtie. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1997).
  • Rudman W.B. (1977) Chromodorid opisthobranch Mollusca from East Africa and the tropical West Pacific. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 61: 351-397.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 16 - 19

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 16 - 19
 
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Wikipedia

Hypselodoris infucata

Hypselodoris infucata is a species of colorful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

This species eats sponges.

This nudibranch is found in the tropical Indo-West Pacific and in the Mediterranean.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The date on this is also sometimes quoted as either 1830 or 1828.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manuel Caballer, & Serge Gofas (2012). "Hypselodoris infucata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1] Hypselodoris infucata (Ruppell & Leuckart, 1830 or 1831). Sea Slug Forum, accessed 11 February 2009.[dead link]
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