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Gymnodoris rubropapulosa

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae. It was first described in 1828.[1] <[2]

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Distribution

This species is known from the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean.

Description

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa is a large dorid nudibranch up to 60 mm in length. It has a white body covered with many orange spots, an orange mantle-edge and orange-lined rhinophores.

References

  1. ^ http://www.nudipixel.net/species/gymnodoris_impudica/
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Gymnodoris rubropapulosa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597106 on 2012-04-15
  • Gosliner T.M., Behrens D.W. & Valdés A. (2008) Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books and California Academy of Sciences. 426 pp.
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