Miamira miamirana (Bergh, 1875) [Orodoris]

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Miamira miamirana is characterized by a cream band at the zigzag mantle margin. It has rounded depressions near the middle and compound tubercles. The colour is highly variable, from greyish-pink to green, to green-brown, to red-brown. There are minute bright blue spots ringed with brown. This species is very good camouflaged and in the field almost invisible.
Miamira miamirana is in many older uw-guides labelled Orodoris miamirana, newer guides use the names Ceratosoma miamirana or Ceratosoma miamiranum, because Valdés & Gosliner (1999) synonymized Miamira and Orodoris with Ceratosoma:
Valdés, Ángel & Gosliner, Terrence M. (1999) Reassessment of the systematic status of Miamira Bergh, 1875 and Orodoris Bergh, 1875 (Nudibranchia; Chromodorididae) in light of phylogenetic analysis. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 65:33-45.
It was posted on 21 Apr. 2003 at these websites as Ceratosoma miamirana (Bergh, 1875) [Orodoris],
on 06 July 2007 changed into Ceratosoma miamiranum (Bergh, 1875) [Orodoris], read the Sea-Slug Forum
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 Ceratosoma miamiranum to the reerected ("rescued from synonymy") genus Miamira  Bergh, 1875.
More information on Miamira miamirana as Ceratosoma miamiranum are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!