Doriprismatica atromarginata (Cuvier, 1804) [Doris]

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Doriprismatica atromarginata ranges in colour from creamy-white to a pale brown. It is characterized by the black line bordering the very sinuous mantle edge, by the black edge to the rhinophore pockets, by the black rhinophore clubs, and by the black edging to the simple gills.
Pretty similar is Doriprismatica paladentata which differs by the whitish gills, lined with black or dark brown and has a bluish submarginal band, it also differs by white speckling and scattered brown as well on the notum.
This species was posted on 11 June 2003 at these websites as Glossodoris atromarginata (Cuvier, 1804) [Doris],
R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) moved it to the provisional genus Doriprismatica  d'Orbigny, 1839.
Let me quote: "..we will premilinarily name these species ‘Doriprismatica’."
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 Doriprismatica atromarginata as Glossodoris atromarginata are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2021), published 17 February 2021, Doriprismatica atromarginata (Cuvier, 1804)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Doriprismatica_atromarginata.htm


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