Doto eireana

Lemche, 1976

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Doto eireana from Scotland, UK
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This species of Doto, which feeds on the thecate hydroid Amphisbetia operculata, is characterised by the maroons spots on the body, creamish orange cerata with maroon-red pigment spots on the ceratal tubercles, the 2 rows of ceratal tubercles, and by the club-shaped cerata with a tall terminal tubercle.
 

Comment from the photographer: Outer Hebrides, W Scotland


 

Location:Scotland, UK
Photographer:Anthony Holley
Camera:Nikon D200View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 8, 2010
Viewed:635 times
Posted:6 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Dendronotina
Family:Dotidae
Species:Doto eireana