Hypselodoris infucata   (Ruppell & Leuckart,  1831) (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Chromodorididae

Image copyrights: Australian Museum

Description
Size: Max length 4.0 cm TL (male)

Juveniles often have no dark blue specks and their yellow patches are relatively large.


Synonym (s)
Chromodoris runcinata Bergh, 1877
Chromodoris semperi Bergh, 1877
Doris infucata Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828
Glossodoris runcinata Barash & Danin, 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Narayanan, KR (1968) On the opisthobranchiate fauna of the Gulf of Kutch Proceedings of the symposium on Mollusca Part 1, Series 3 Marine Biological Association of India, Marine Fisheries PO, Mandapam Camp, India 188-213 Available at - NIO RC, Kochi
  • Zenetos, A; Gofas, S; Russo, G and Templado, J CIESM Atlas of exotic molluscs in the Mediterranean CIESM Available at - http://www.ciesm.org/
  • Opisthobranchs from the Mediterranean Sea and elsewhere Available at - www.medslugs.de/E/mssmain.htm
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-03-10

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