Chromodoris africana

Eliot, 1904

» If you find this species has been misidentified, please let us know

Chromodoris africana from Sodwana Bay, South Africa
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This name is presently given to populations from southern Africa that have a narrow orange marginal band and very vivid white stripes. However, it appears to intergrade with, and is probably the same as, Chromodoris quadricolor from the northwestern Indian Ocean (far greater external variation is allowed for other members of the black-striped colour group of Chromodoris). More individuals need to be examined to test if the supposed differences in radular teeth between these species are really consistent.
 

Location:Sodwana Bay, South Africa
Photographer:Guido Zsilavecz
Camera:Canon PowerShot A75View EXIF properties
Taken on:August 9, 2005
Viewed:2503 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

« Chromodoris annulata | Other nudibranch photos (page 3168) | Doriopsilla capensis »

 

Other photos of Chromodoris africana

Chromodoris africana from Puerto Galera, Philippines
Updated 5 years ago
Viewed 587 times
Chromodoris africana from Egypt
Location: Egypt
Updated 5 years ago
Viewed 946 times
Chromodoris africana from Egypt
Location: Egypt
Updated 4 years ago
Viewed 1029 times
Chromodoris africana from Watamu, Kenya
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Updated 4 years ago
Viewed 582 times
Chromodoris africana from Zavora, Mozambique
Updated 4 years ago
Viewed 726 times
 

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Chromodorididae
Species:Chromodoris africana