Gymnodoris sp. 01  Genus: Stimpson, 1855

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Gymnodoris sp. 01 is characterized by its translucent whitish colour and by orange tubercles along the notal margin and at the anterior margin of the head. The gills are translucent whitish with orange tips and are arranged in an arc. The rhinophores are also translucent whitish with orange tips. The anterior margins of the foot are extended and have orange pigment. There is also orange pigment at the end of the "tail'.
It looks pretty similar to Gymnodoris alba which differs by the gills, which form an incomplete circle around the anus.
This species is most likely as Gymnodoris sp. 17 in IPN at page 153.
Very similar (same colour, gills arranged in an arch) are:
Gymnodoris sp. 19 which differs by solid white gills and lacks orange pigment on the anterior foot corners
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. (2020), published 20 May 2020, Gymnodoris sp. 01  Genus: Stimpson, 1855
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Gymnodoris_sp_01.htm


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