Hypselodoris picta

(Schultz, 1836)

Also known as: Hypselodoris edenticulata

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Hypselodoris picta from Florida, USA
Identification verified by Gary McDonald
 

Identification is verified by Gary McDonald, Nudi Pixel expert

Thanks to Vinicius Padula for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: I was diving off of Deerfield Beach, FL in relatively shallow water (15-20ft) yesterday. It was about 1.5 to 2 inches long. It appeared Black with yellow stripes, but would reflect back a purple hue when the light hit it properly. I'm relatively new to underwater photography, so unfortunately this was the clearest shot I got of it. Personally, I don't think its publishing quality, but was more interested in identifying it; Simply because I've been unable to do so with my searches.
 

Comment from Vinicius Padula: Considered as a part of Hypselodoris picta complex. This species was also described locally as Hypselodoris edenticulata (White, 1952).

Location:Florida, USA
Photographer:Chris Manko
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 7, 2010
Viewed:958 times
Posted:7 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

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