Hypselodoris zephyra

Gosliner & Johnson, 1999

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Hypselodoris zephyra from North East Coast, Taiwan
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This is Hypselodoris zephyra if one defines that species as having essentially straight lines (as opposed to diagonal lines in Hypselodoris nigrostriata) and lacks a yellow marginal band (as opposed to possessing a band in Hypselodoris nigrostriata). But, as I have commented on previously, I think these characters intergrade and they are the same species.
 

Thanks to Dave Morgan for suggesting identification for this species

Location:North East Coast, Taiwan
Photographer:Adia Wang
Camera:Olympus C7070 Wide ZoomView EXIF properties
Taken on:September 6, 2008
Viewed:2601 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:Hypselodoris zephyra