Asteronotus hepaticus

Asteronotus hepaticus
Photographed by: Wolfgang Krutz

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Discodorididae
Species:Asteronotus hepaticus

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #14643
A very dark individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2368
An undescribed species.

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #12884
I saw one of these in the Solomons, but it was huge and I was unable to collect it. I believe it is a particularly red color form of Asteronotus hepaticus.

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Pictures of Asteronotus hepaticus

Asteronotus hepaticus from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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