Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description

The ground colour of this nudibranch is translucent white through to cream. The dark pigment spots on the cerata are comma shaped, not round as in other species. The terminal tubercle is considerably longer than the other ceratal tubercles. The back and flanks of the animal are heavily streaked with brown pigment. There is an unpigmented stripe between the ceratal bases.
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Distribution

Although only recently recognised as a distinct species, this is a widely distributed and not uncommon animal, recorded from Spain to Scotland.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 7.5 - 17.8

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 7.5 - 17.8
 
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The food of this species is the plumulariid hydroid Aglaophenia pluma which is common in shallow water, often growing on the brown seaweed Halidrys siliquosa, but also on rock surfaces. The spawn is a short folded ribbon.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Doto koenneckeri

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Doto koenneckeri

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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