Ardeadoris sp. 01  Genus: Rudman, 1984

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Ardeadoris sp. 01 is characterized by the pure white mantle, by the white rhinophores, and by the white gills. Distinctive is the thin wine red line at the mantle margin, followed by a broad diffuse pale red band, and a broad opaque white band.
Pretty similar are:
Ardeadoris averni which has also a pure white mantle, it differs the broad orange-red band at the mantle margin, and by the orange-red rhinophores and gills,
Ardeadoris symmetrica which has a translucent white mantle, it differs by the symmetrical opaque white markings on the mantle, by the thin red marginal line, and by the red rhinophores and gills.
Ardeadoris egretta which differs by the yellowish-orange marginal band.
Ardeadoris cf. electra which differs by the yellow marginal band, and by tranlucent brownish gills and rhinophores
This species was posted on 14 June 2003 at these websites as Glossodoris sp. A Genus: Ehrenberg, 1831,
on 28 Aug. 2011 changed into Glossodoris sp. 01 Genus: Ehrenberg, 1831,
R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) moved it to the genus Ardeadoris  Rudman, 1984.
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
More information on Ardeadoris sp. 01 as Glossodoris sp. 10 are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 2 February 2017, Ardeadoris sp. 01  Genus: Rudman, 1984
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Ardeadoris_sp_01.htm


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