Sclerodoris rubicunda (Baba, 1949) [Halgerda]
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Sclerodoris rubicunda is characterized by a burnt-orange/red background colour and a two large whitish patches, that are highlighted in turquoise and violet:
one patch is longitudinal from the anterior end of the head to just behind the rhinophores, in some specimens even joining the other patch, the second patch is
transverse just in front of the gills. Both patches together have an appearance like a "Y".
The rhinophores are translucent pinkish. The gills are translucent red.
It was originally placed by Baba in the genus Halgerda.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2016), published 27 October 2016, Sclerodoris rubicunda (Baba, 1949)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Sclerodoris_rubicunda.htm