Doriopsilla miniata   (Alder & Hancock,  1864) (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Dendrodorididae

Image copyrights: Australian Museum

Description
Color: Ranges in color from translucent white to deep orange. Usually has a distinctive reticulate pattern of white lines but sometimes only traces of this pattern are present, and in rare cases no white is present.


Synonym (s)
Doridopsis miniata Alder & Hancock, 1864
(Basionym)
Dendrodoris davisi Allan, 1933

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
  • Subba Rao, NV and Sastry, DRK (2005) Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kuchchh (Gujarat) ZSI 79 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/

Page last updated on:2011-03-10

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