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"Hypselodoris paradisa is named for the Greek word for paradise, referring to the tropical habitat of this species."
Pretty similar are:
Hypselodoris maculosa which differs by two orange bands on the rhinophore clubs,
Hypselodoris decorata which differs by an undulating brownish or purple mantle margin,
Hypselodoris yarae which differs by a broad orange marginal band, and
Thorunna australis which has a pale bluish or pink background colour, two longitudinal white lines, one on either side of the mantle and always one reddish band on the rhinophores.
The specimen of the picture #7 was misidentified and posted on 5 October 2018 at these websites as Thorunna cf. australis (Risbec, 1928) [Chromodoris],
I changed it on 15 September 2019.
Epstein, H. E.; Hallas, J. M.; Johnson, R. F.; Lopez, A.; Gosliner, T. M. (2018). Reading between the lines: revealing cryptic species diversity and colour patterns in Hypselodoris nudibranchs (Mollusca: Heterobranchia: Chromodorididae).
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 2018, XX, 1–74. With 40 figures., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zly048
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 15 September 2019, Hypselodoris paradisa Gosliner & R.F. Johnson, 2018
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Hypselodoris_paradisa.htm