Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
colorful hypselodoris Nick Hope Trusted
mottled dorid Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Painted hypselodoris Nick Hope Trusted
Red gilled yellow spotted green slug Undersea Production test 2 Trusted


Name Sources Status
Feuer-Prachtstern Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Feuer-Prachtsternschnecke Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Gelbgetupfte Prachtsternschnecke Hans-Martin Braun Trusted


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