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Diversidoris crocea (Rudman, 1986) [Noumea]

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Diversidoris crocea is characterized by a yellowish-green mantle, gills and rhinophores. It has a pale, almost white submarginal band at the mantle, the margin has the same colour as the body. Pretty similar are
Diversidoris flava which has an orange-red mantle border and
Noumea laboutei which has red gills and rhinophores.
It was posted on 7 July 2003 at these websites as Noumea crocea  Rudman, 1986
R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) moved it to the genus Diversidoris  Rudman, 1987.
Reference:
Rebecca Fay Johnson & Terrence M. Gosliner. 2012.
Traditional Taxonomic Groupings Mask Evolutionary History:
A Molecular Phylogeny and New Classification of the Chromodorid Nudibranchs. online at
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033479
More information on Diversidoris crocea as Noumea crocea are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 9 April 2017, Diversidoris crocea (Rudman, 1986)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Euctenidiacea/Diversidoris_crocea.htm