Aldisa sp. 03  Genus: Bergh, 1878

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Aldisa sp. 03 is characterized by a reticulate pattern of ridges with lighter tips on the orange mantle, and by the large excavation or 'pit' in the dorsal midline just behind the rhinophores, and small excavation in front of the rhinophores. The excavations mimic a sponge oscule. The specimen of it in IPN has one more small excavation in front of the gills.
It is Aldisa sp. 7 in IPN at page 161, Dr. Alicia Hermosillo McKowen labelled it 'Doris rojo6'.
This species was misidentified and posted on 6 August 2011at these websites as Sclerodoris sp. 02, and changed on 11 August 2011 into
Aldisa sp. 03  Genus: Bergh, 1878 .
R.F. Johnson (2011) moved the genus  Aldisa  Bergh, 1878 from the family Dorididae  Rafinesque, 1815 to the resurrected family Cadlinidae  Bergh, 1891.
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.
Sea Challengers Natural History Books. Gig Harbor, Washington. 426 pp.
Johnson, Rebecca F. 2011. Breaking family ties: taxon sampling and molecular phylogeny of chromodorid nudibranchs (Mollusca, Gastropoda).
Zoologica Scripta 40(2): 137-157. Article first published online: 3 NOV 2010
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 17 February 2017, Aldisa sp. 03  Genus: Bergh, 1878
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Aldisa_sp_03.htm


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