Coryphellina exoptata (Gosliner & Willan, 1991) [Flabellina]

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Coryphellina exoptata is characterized by the brilliant colour pattern and the bright orange papillate rhinophores. This shot shows its egg mass.
This species was posted on 8 June 2003 at these websites as Flabellina exoptata  Gosliner & Willan, 1991,
Korshunova et al. (2017) reinstated the genus Coryphellina O'Donoghue, 1929 within the family
Flabellinidae  Bergh, 1889,
and moved Flabellina exoptata  Gosliner & Willan, 1991 into the genus Coryphellina O'Donoghue, 1929.
I changed it on 11 December 2017 into Coryphellina exoptata (Gosliner & Willan, 1991) [Flabellina].
Korshunova, T.; Martynov, A.; Bakken, T.; Evertsen, J.; Fletcher, K.; Mudianta, W.; Saito, H.; Lundin, K.; Schrödl, M.; Picton, B. (2017). Polyphyly of the traditional family Flabellinidae affects a major group of Nudibranchia: aeolidacean taxonomic reassessment with descriptions of several new families, genera, and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda).
ZooKeys. 717: 1-139., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.717.21885
More information on Coryphellina exoptata as Flabellina exoptata are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2018), published 11 December 2018, Coryphellina exoptata (Gosliner & Willan, 1991) [Flabellina]
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Cladobranchia/Coryphellina_exoptata.htm


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