Diversidoris sp. 01  Genus: Rudman, 1987

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Diversidoris sp. 01 is characterized by its milky whitish colour with an opaque white submarginal band. The rhinophores and the gills are basally white, then orange-red. There are distinctive orange-red marginal bands on the anterior and posterior end of the mantle.
This species was posted on 25 December 2014 at these websites as Chromodorididae sp. 01  Family: Bergh, 1891,
because had no idea on the generic placement, Dr. Alicia Hermosillo-González labelled the picture #1 "Noumea boca roja.JPG", but that was long before
R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) splitted the genus Noumea  Risbec, 1928, they moved some species into the genus Ardeadoris  Rudman, 1984, some species into the genus Diversidoris  Rudman, 1987, some species into the provisional genus ‘Felimida’  Ev. Marcus 1971, some species got no genus and are now Chromodorididae sp., and some species did remain in the genus Noumea  Risbec, 1928, which is now Verconia  Pruvot-Fol, 1931.
On 16th February 2018 sent Martin Burman the picture #2, I checked the chromodorids in Gosliner et al. (2015) again on trying to identify it and think it is most likely Diversidoris sp. 1 page 248.
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 http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033479
Gosliner, T.M, D.W. Behrens & Á.Valdés. 2015. Nudibranch &Sea Slug Identification Indo-Pacific.
New World Publications Inc. Jacksonville, FL. 408 pp.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 25 February 2017, Diversidoris sp. 01  Genus: Rudman, 1987
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Diversidoris_sp_01.htm


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