Mexichromis mariei (Crosse, 1872) [Glossodoris]

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Mexichromis mariei is characterized by a background colour which ranges from translucent white or purple to a deep cream yellow. The mantle border usually consists of a row of orange or yellow spots, but can sometimes be a continuous band. Mexichromis mariei has reddish purple-tipped flattened rounded tubercules on its back.
Pretty similar are:
Mexichromis cf. mariei which differs by its few very small tubercles, which are tipped in white,
Mexichromis multituberculata which can have also a series of orange patches at the edge of the mantle, usually these patches are blueish-purple. It differs by having numerous purple-tipped large tubercules.
More information on Mexichromis mariei are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 21 July 2020, Mexichromis mariei (Crosse, 1872)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Mexichromis_mariei.htm


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