Goniobranchus rubrocornutus (Rudman, 1985) [Chromodoris]

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Goniobranchus rubrocornutus looks like a strange colour-variant of Goniobranchus fidelis, with an orange-red border of the mantle and a thin dark red line next, they differ by the colour of the gills and rhinophores: reddish purple in Goniobranchus rubrocornutus and black in Goniobranchus fidelis.
It was originally posted at these websites as Chromodoris rubrocornuta  Rudman, 1985,
I follow the recent article (published: 10 April 2012)
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
and move Chromodoris rubrocornuta to the reerected ("rescued from synonymy") genus Goniobranchus  Pease, 1866.
More information on Goniobranchus rubrocornutus as Chromodoris rubrocornuta are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2016), published 8 January 2016, Goniobranchus rubrocornutus (Rudman, 1985)
available from http://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Euctenidiacea/Goniobranchus_rubrocornutus.htm