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Aldisa sp. 07  Genus: Bergh, 1878

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Aldisa sp. 07 is characterized by an orange/reddish body colour, with a network of orange lines and some irregular white spots, and by a round excavation or pit at the dorsal midline in front of the gills. The excavation mimics a sponge oscule. The rhinophores are orange/reddish with white specklings, and the gills are translucent with whitish tips. The gill pocket is elevated.
The above specimen was identified by Dr. Richard C. Willan, thanks!
R.F. Johnson (2011) moved the genus  Aldisa  Bergh, 1878 from the family Dorididae  Rafinesque, 1815 to the resurrected family Cadlinidae  Bergh, 1891.
Reference:
Johnson, Rebecca F. 2011. Breaking family ties: taxon sampling and molecular phylogeny of chromodorid nudibranchs (Mollusca, Gastropoda).
Zoologica Scripta 40(2): 137-157. Article first published online: 3 NOV 2010
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 30 October 2019, Aldisa sp. 07  Genus: Bergh, 1878
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Aldisa_sp_07.htm

 
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