Jorunna rubescens (Bergh, 1876) [Kentrodoris]

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Jorunna rubescens is very strange looking dorid which looks more like a Nembrotha or Polycera than a species of Jorunna. It was formerly known as Kentrodoris rubescens, but Angel Valdés and Terrence M. Gosliner reviewed the caryophyllidia-bearing dorids. One of their conclusions is that Kentrodoris is a generic synonym of Jorunna.
Valdés, A. & Gosliner, T. M. (2001) Systematics and phylogeny of the caryophyllidia-bearing dorids (Mollusca, Nudibranchia), with the description of a new genus and four new species from Indo-Pacific deep waters. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 133: 103-198.
More informations on Jorunna rubescens as Kentrodoris rubescens are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 28 June 2020, Jorunna rubescens (Bergh, 1876)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Jorunna_rubescens.htm


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