Photographed by: Pornsak Noiphan
An atypical individual that lacks any dark purple spots/streaks on the inner side of the orange marginal band. This orange band is also a darker apricot-red colour than is usual for this species (the band is normally yellowish orange).
This is an interesting individual. This name Chromodoris rubrocornuta
is assigned to this individual – with some hesitation – on the basis that the rhinophores and gills are reddish and the pigmented ‘tongues’ hardly extend across the central area of the mantle in comparison to Chromodoris fidelis
, where they extend a considerable distance across the mantle. Typical Chromodoris rubrocornuta
has a broad orange marginal band then a deep reddish band which broadens then narrows along its inner edge to give a red scalloped pattern. Inside that again is a narrow, opaque white line.
Pictures of Chromodoris rubrocornuta
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