Gymnodoris sp. 06  Genus: Stimpson, 1855

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Gymnodoris sp. 06 is characterized by its translucent whitish colour with small orange spots, the rhinophores are translucent orange. The gills are translucent white with orange tips, and are arranged in an arc, forming almost a complete circle. The gills are near the posterior end of the body. There is a row of orange tubercles at the anterior margin of the head. The anterior end of the foot ends in two lobed sensory folds, the posterior end of the foot is paddle shaped flattened with an orange tip.
Very similar are:
pale variants of Gymnodoris citrina, which differs by the gills, forming a complete circle around the anus, near the middle of the body, and
Gymnodoris sp. 07 which has the gills in the middle of the body,
Gymnodoris sp. 08 which differs by the 5 simple gills, and by the translucent white rhinophores with orange tips.
Gymnodoris sp. 13 which has an orange band on the head, and the gills in an arch
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 5 June 2017, Gymnodoris sp. 06  Genus: Stimpson, 1855
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Gymnodoris_sp_06.htm


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