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Goniobranchus geminus which has four colour bands around the mantle edge: an outermost white, then translucent greyish purple, then white, then yellow. It has a wide mantle overlap.
Goniobranchus kuniei which has a broad purple line at the border of the mantle and a wide mantle overlap.
Hypselodoris tryoni which has high shape of the body with a reduced mantle overlap.
This species was posted on 25 April 2003 at these websites as Chromodoris leopardus Rudman, 1987,
I followed R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) and moved it on 9 May 2012 to the reerected ("rescued from synonymy") genus Goniobranchus Pease, 1866.
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 Goniobranchus leopardus as Chromodoris leopardus are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2016), published 11 July 2016, Goniobranchus leopardus (Rudman, 1987)
available from http://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Euctenidiacea/Goniobranchus_leopardus.htm