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Gymnodoris sp. 16  Genus: Stimpson, 1855

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Gymnodoris sp. 16 is characterized by its translucent whitish colour with small orange tubercles, and an orange marginal band on the head. The rhinophores are orange. The gills are translucent white with orange tips, and are arranged in an arch behind the middle of the body. There is orange pigment on the anterior foot corners.
Very similar are:
pale variants of Gymnodoris citrina, which differs by the gills, forming a complete circle around the anus, and
Gymnodoris sp. 06 which differs by the gills, which form an almost complete circle and are near the posterior end of the body, and by the orange tipped paddle shaped posterior end of the foot,
Gymnodoris sp. 02 which differs by translucent orange tipped rhinophores, and by the gills, forming a complete circle around the anus,
Gymnodoris sp. 08 which differs by translucent orange tipped rhinophores, and lacks the orange band on the head.
Gymnodoris sp. 19 which differs by translucent orange tipped rhinophores, and lacks the orange pigment on the anterior foot corners.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 22 May 2020, Gymnodoris sp. 16  Genus: Stimpson, 1855
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Gymnodoris_sp_16.htm

 
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