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Discodorididae sp. 03  Family: Bergh, 1891

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Discodorididae sp. 03 is characterized by its white mantle with dark brown to black patches. The rhinophore clubs are dark brown with a white tip, the gills are also dark brown.
This species was posted on 6 June 2004 at these websites because of the Sea-Slug Forum as Platydoris sp. C, but it is as Diaulula sp. 1 in IPN page 190,
According to Dayrat (2010) is the genus Diaulula no more valid, Dayrat suggests to use temporary "Montereina",
I decided to use the family and changed it on 23 May 2011 into Discodorididae sp. C  Family: Bergh, 1891,
and on 31 July 2011 into Discodorididae sp. 03  Family: Bergh, 1891.
References:
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.
Sea Challengers Natural History Books. Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
Dayrat, B. 2010. A Monographic Revision of Basal Discodorid Sea Slugs (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Nudibranchia: Doridina). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 61, suppl I: 1-403
More information on this species as Platydoris sp. 4 are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2018), published 6 January 2018, Discodorididae sp. 03  Family: Bergh, 1891
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Discodorididae_sp_03.htm

 
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