Dermatobranchus dendronephthyphagus  Gosliner & Fahey, 2011

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Dermatobranchus dendronephthyphagus has recently been described, published in February 2011. It is characterized by black longitudinal lines and diffuse darker patches.
Let me quote Gosliner & Fahey (2011):
"The ground colour of the dorsum is white with a series of dark brown to black lines situated between the dorsal ridges. There are areas of denser dark pigment scattered over the surface of the notum. The oral veil has a series of large black spots that are more diffuse around the margins. There is a marginal yellow-orange band on both the notum and the oral veil. The rhinophore stalk is white with black pigment and the club is white with black pigment on the lamellae. The tips of the rhinophores are white."
This species is as Dermatobranchus sp. 15 in IPN at page 313, and a specimen from New South Wales, Australia, most likely misidentified as Dermatobranchus nigropunctatus at the Sea-Slug Forum.
Gosliner, Terrence M. & Fahey, Shireen J., 2011, Previously undocumented diversity and abundance of cryptic species: a phylogenetic analysis of Indo-Pacific Arminidae Rafinesque, 1814 (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) with descriptions of 20 new species of Dermatobranchus.
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 2011 February; 161(2): 245-356.
This publication is completely online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3073124/
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books.
Gig Harbor, Washington. 426 pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 13 January 2019, Dermatobranchus dendronephthyphagus  Gosliner & Fahey, 2011
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Dermatobranchus_dendronephthyphagus.htm


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