Discodorididae sp. 16  Family: Bergh, 1891

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Discodorididae sp. 16 is characterized by its orange colour with opaque white patches, by a series of round brown depressions, and by white tips of the translucent orange gills. The rhinophores are also orange.
Similar specimens are at several websites identified as Sclerodoris coriacea  Eliot, 1904, either these IDs are wrong or the picture and the description in IPN at page 187 are wrong. Let me quote:"The brownish granular surface of the body is composed of a dense covering of caryophyllidia. Opaque white pigment is present on the notum especially on the elevated, rounded tuberces."
Dr. Alicia Hermosillo-González labeled this picture "Dorido amarillo.JPG", and this picture "Dorido amarillo 5.JPG".
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.
Sea Challengers Natural History Books. Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 23 March 2017, Discodorididae sp. 16  Family: Bergh, 1891
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Discodorididae_sp_16.htm


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