Gymnodoris ceylonica (Kelaart, 1858) [Trevelyana]

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The genus Gymnodoris is an interesting genus of carnivorous nudibranchs which feed on other sea slugs. 
Gymnodoris ceylonica is characterized by its translucent white body with red spots and large red-lined white gills. There is an orange band at the margin of the foot, the rhinophores are translucent white with orange tips.
Pretty similar is:
Gymnodoris impudica which differs by orange spots, by orange rhinophores, and by branched gills, which are simple in Gymnodoris ceylonica.
More information on Gymnodoris ceylonica are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 1 September 2017, Gymnodoris ceylonica (Kelaart, 1858)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Gymnodoris_ceylonica.htm


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