Chromodoris rubrocornuta

Rudman, 1985

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Chromodoris rubrocornuta from Lembeh, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This is an interesting individual. This name Chromodoris rubrocornuta is assigned to this individual – with some hesitation – on the basis that the rhinophores and gills are reddish and the pigmented ‘tongues’ hardly extend across the central area of the mantle in comparison to Chromodoris fidelis, where they extend a considerable distance across the mantle. Typical Chromodoris rubrocornuta has a broad orange marginal band then a deep reddish band which broadens then narrows along its inner edge to give a red scalloped pattern. Inside that again is a narrow, opaque white line.
 

Comment from the photographer: Taken 12.11.07 on Nikon D200 camera with 28-70 mm zoom lens at 70mm
 

Location:Lembeh, Indonesia
Photographer:Anthony Holley
Camera:Nikon D200View EXIF properties
Taken on:November 12, 2007
Viewed:1548 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

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