Comprehensive DescriptionRead full entry
DescriptionThe body of Doto fragilis reaches lengths of up to 3.5 cm and varies from light to dark brown with larger specimens tending to be darker. White patches or spots occur along the the sides of the body, particularly on the dorsum and on the margins of the oral veil, which is expanded into lobes. The rhinophores are long, slender and smooth, with trumpet shaped sheaths which flare at the outer rim. Up to 10 pairs of large tuberculate cerata are present in two rows along the sides of the body, each with up to 13 concentric circles of pale tubercles. Maximum recorded size is 34 mm.