Chromodoris geminus

Rudman, 1987

Chromodoris geminus
Photographed by: Erwin Kodiat

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

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #129
All these 'recent' records from Indonesia are interesting.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #22075
Very dark spots with distinctive white rings.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #10964
Chromodoris geminus with a pair of Noumea norba!

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #4628
An extremely nice photo. Bali is an important locality because the suggestion that Chromodoris geminus is restricted to the Indian Ocean (in contrast to Chromodoris kuniei, which is restricted to the Pacific Ocean) is certainly shown to be incorrect.

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Pictures of Chromodoris geminus

Chromodoris geminus from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
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Chromodoris geminus from Sri LankaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Sri Lanka
Posted 8 years ago
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Chromodoris geminus from ThailandIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Thailand
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1263 times
Chromodoris geminus from Mergui Archipelago, MyanmarIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 8 years ago
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Chromodoris geminus from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1158 times
Chromodoris geminus from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1118 times
Chromodoris geminus from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
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Chromodoris geminus from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
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Chromodoris geminus from RéunionIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Réunion
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1084 times
Chromodoris geminus from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1242 times
Chromodoris geminus from MadagascarIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Madagascar
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1266 times
Chromodoris geminus from RéunionIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Réunion
Posted 8 years ago
Viewed 1063 times
 
 

Similar Species

Author: Nila Murti

Both Chromodoris geminus and Chromodoris kuniei have oval body form and wide mantle overlap. Both have purplish or brownish mantle with dark round spots with white haloes in the mantle.

The difference between the two is in Chromodoris kuniei the mantle edge is broad with purple colour followed by a narrow dark ring and an uneven yellow in the innermost band.
In Chromodoris geminus the mantle border consists of four different coloured rings – an outermost white, then faded purple, followed by another white and finally yellow.

Chromodoris kuniei from Lembeh, Indonesia
(275 photos)
 
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