Gymnodoris impudica

(Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828)

Also known as: Gymnodoris rubropapulosa

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Gymnodoris impudica from Ningaloo Reef, Australia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: An adult individual in the process of eating a Chromodoris westraliensis whole.

Since this photo was taken in Western Australia, it would be Chromodoris westraliensis for sure (this species is nearly indistinguishable from Chromodoris annae which occurs in the tropical Indo-Pacific).
 

Point: Exmouth

Comment from the photographer: 7m, tidal area, silty bottom with coral/limestone structures.

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa eating Chromodoris westraliensis.

 

Location:Ningaloo Reef, Australia
Photographer:Kristin Anderson
Camera:Canon EOS 20DView EXIF properties
Taken on:October 7, 2007
Viewed:3388 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Gymnodorididae
Species:Gymnodoris impudica