Thordisa oliva  Chan & Gosliner, 2007

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Thordisa oliva is characterized by its brownish-green body colour decorated with elongate translucent papillae. The rhinophores are translucent with an opaque white apex, or uniformly white, the gills are pale tan or white.
The identification of this specimen was confirmed by David W. Behrens, thanks!
It was originally posted at these websites as Discodorididae sp. A Family: Bergh, 1891
IPN writes at page 171: "Known from tropical South Africa and the Kerama Islands of southern Japan."
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.
Sea Challengers Natural History Books. Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
Chan, J. M.; Gosliner, T. M. (2007). Preliminary phylogeny of Thordisa (Nudibranchia: Discodorididae) with descriptions of five new species.
The Veliger. 48(4): 284 - 308. available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50502455
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2018), published 17 July 2018, Thordisa oliva  Chan & Gosliner, 2007
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Thordisa_oliva.htm


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