Chromodoris elisabethina   Bergh,  1877 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Color: Blue or bluish-white background color and black or dark blue longitudinal lines. Often have orange or yellow gills and rhinophores and a similarly colored mantle border. The dark longitudinal line in the middle of the mantle ends in the gill base and forms a circle around it. The tail portion also have white color other than the margins.

Similar species: Chromodoris annae, Chromodoris africana and Chromodoris hamiltoni.

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• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago 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 -
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at -

Page last updated on:2011-08-24

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