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This is a pale brown Doto with many large tuberculate cerata in two rows along the sides of the body. There are raised, white, glandular spots along the sides of the body. The rhinophore sheaths are trumpet-shaped with flared outer rims. Two other scarcer species are similar to Doto fragilis in having a brown hue and lacking dark spots on the tubercles. They are Doto hystrix and Doto lemchei.


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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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