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Notodoris gardineri  Eliot, 1906

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Notodoris gardineri is characterized by black patches on the yellow mantle.
Pretty similar is Notodoris minor which has distinct black lines and spots on the bright yellow body.
This species was posted on 5 July 2003 on these websites as Notodoris gardineri  Eliot, 1906,
Fahey & Gosliner (2004) synonymized Notodoris with Aegires  Lovén, 1844, I changed the name
on 3 February 2005 into Aegires gardineri (Eliot, 1906) [Notodoris],
Moro & Ortea (2015) removed Notodoris from synonymy under Aegires.
I changed the name back to Notodoris gardineri  Eliot, 1906 on 1 February 2016.
References:
Fahey S.J. & T.M. Gosliner. 2004. A Phylogenetic Analysis of the Aegiridae Fischer, 1883 (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Phanerobranchia) with Descriptions of Eight New Species and a Reassessment of Phanerobranch Relationships.
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 55 (34): 613-689, 82 figs., 4 tables.
Moro L. & Ortea J. (2015). Nuevos taxones de babosas marinas de las islas Canarias y de Cabo Verde (Mollusca: Heterobranchia).
Vieraea 43: 21-86
More information on Notodoris gardineri are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 11 March 2017, Notodoris gardineri  Eliot, 1906
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Euctenidiacea/Notodoris_gardineri.htm