Jorunna rubescens   (Bergh,  1876) (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Discodorididae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Color: Pinkish color mantle with brown lines.

Mantle is covered in small spiculate papillae (caryophyllidia). Gills are complex in structure and gill sockets are well developed. Rhinopore sockets are also well developed and raised from the mantle. The foot also has the brown colored markings or the caryophyllidia.


Synonym (s)
Kentrodoris rubescens Bergh, 1874
(Basionym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, North Bay INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Ramakrishna; Sreeraj, CR; Raghunathan, C; Sivaperuman, C; Yogesh Kumar, JS; Raghuraman, R; Immanuel, T and Rajan, PT (2010) Guide to Opisthobranchs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands ZSI, Kolkata 187 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf

Page last updated on:2011-08-24

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