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This species is as Glossodoris sp. 1 in IPN at page 234, it was posted on 18 July 2003 on these websites
as Glossodoris sp. B Genus: Ehrenberg, 1831, and changed on 28 August 2011
into Glossodoris sp. 02 Genus: Ehrenberg, 1831
For some genera was the alphabet almost through. I had to change the distinguishing alphabetic character into a number. I had chosen 2-digit numbers, even though '01' looks a little bit stupid, and now is only the genus italic written.
This species has been recently described, published on 12 July 2018, and changed on 2 August 2018
into Doriprismatica balut Matsuda & Gosliner, 2018.
The picture #10 was identified by Terrence M.Gosliner at iNaturalist as a juvenile specimen, let me quote:"The juvenile specimens usually have the concentration of white spots and those transform into a solid white and black bands in the adults. We only know this from sequencing juveniles and adults and discovering that they are genetically identical." That means Doriprismatica sp. 01 Genus: d'Orbigny, 1839 of these websites is possibly Doriprismatica balut Matsuda & Gosliner, 2018. I hesitate in accepting because I have not seen any intermediate form and will keep them seperate for now, that is I will post this picture on that site as well.
Gosliner, Terrence M., David W. Behrens & Ángel Valdés. 2008. Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs.
Sea Challengers Natural History Books. Gig Harbor, Washington. 426pp.
Matsuda S.B. & Gosliner T.M. (2018). Glossing over cryptic species: Descriptions of four new species of Glossodoris and three new species of Doriprismatica (Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae).
Zootaxa. 4444(5): 501-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4444.5.1 page(s): 519, figs 2H, 11A, B, 12, 13A–C
More informations on Doriprismatica balut as Glossodoris sp. 14 are at Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2021), published 18 February 2021, Doriprismatica balut Matsuda & Gosliner, 2018
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Doriprismatica_balut.htm